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ERIC Number: ED436977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 147
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7785-0298-8
Japanese Language and Culture 10-20-30: Guide to Implementation.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton (Canada). Curriculum Standards Branch.
This teacher's guide provides an innovative program of studies for teaching Japanese at the secondary level, featuring a content-based curriculum, an integrated approach, results (outcomes)-based orientation, and the use of language for effective interaction. This guide provides teachers with suggestions for designing and planning a Japanese language course, including information on teaching approaches and methods; suggestions for planning lessons and modules; descriptions of modules with an identification of their fundamental components and extensions; performance indicators; information on assessment (functions, different types, devices, and instruments); and highly detailed multi-stage, multi-level lesson planning. Topics covered include the following: the grammar translation approach; the oral approach (including the audiolingual method); the comprehension approach; the Total Physical Response (TPR) method; the communicative approach; content-based instruction; the use of authentic materials and realia; catering to individual student needs in a large class; learning strategies; and teaching Japanese script (hiragana, katakana, and kanji). Contains two appendices (Some Common Instructions/Expressions; General Inquiry Addresses) and an 83-item bibliography organized according to subject. (KFT)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Japan Foundation Japanese Language Inst., Urawa.
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton (Canada). Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Japan