ERIC Number: ED436977
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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)
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Communicative Competence (Languages), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Japanese, Japanese Culture, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Program Design, Program Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Japan Foundation Japanese Language Inst., Urawa.
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton (Canada). Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Japan