We teach Japanese classes in Shinsaibashi, Osaka.

Japanese Futaba Language School

LANGUAGE

One-More-Step-to-Intermediated

The example of a curriculum

  • *Please note that our teachers may change the contents of lessons.
Lesson Section Table of Contents Lesson Section Table of Contents
1 1st Practice to use new words in conversations: “~といえば~だ(When it comes to ~, it is ~.)” 21 6th Practice to use new words in conversations: “~ために(For ~)”(purpose and cause)
2 1st Short essay (p.6), “も(also)” 22 6th “~うち(While ~ing)”; comparing between “~して(do, and ~)” and “~したまま(do and ~)”
3 1st “Nは~こと、~ことだ(~ means ~.)” “~し始めた(started doing ~)” 23 6th Practicing how to use passive sentences
4 1st Kanji test, short essay (p.10), presentation and feedback 24 6th Kanji test, essay (p.74), presentation and feedback
5 2nd Practice to use new words in conversations 25 7th Practice to use new words in conversations “~したものだ(We used to ~.)” “Nとして(As ~,)”
6 2nd “~のでしょうか(Is it ~?)” “~しようとする(~tries to do ~.)” “~のは~だ(It is ~ that ~)” 26 7th “Nとして・Nについて・Nによって(As~, about~, by~)” “~するより~するほうが~( It is ~er than…)”
7 2nd Interactive and transitive verbs, interactive verbs “ている” and transitive verbs “てある/ておく” 27 7th Reviewing the term “~なら(if~,)” and “と・ば・たら・なら(if~)” and “~してほしい(want you to do ~)・~しないでほしい(want you to stop doing ~)”
8 2nd Kanji test, essay (p.23), presentation and feedback 28 7th Kanji test, essay (p.90), presentation and feedback
9 3rd Practice to use new words in conversations: “VようなN” “Nばかり・Vばかりいる(There is nothing but ~.)” 29 8th Practice to use new words in conversations: “~あいだ・~あいだに(While~)” “~うちに・~あいだに(While ~)”
10 3rd “Vばかり(only do ~)” “Nを欲しがる(want to have ~)/欲しがらない(does not want to have ~)・Vたがる(want to do ~)/Vたがらない(does not want to do ~)” 30 8th “~したくなる(want to do~)・~ほしくなる(want to have ~)”,”~わけではない(It does not mean~.)”
11 3rd “Nをほしがっている(want to have ~)・Vたがっている(want to do ~)” “~のは~からだ(It is ~ because ….)” 31 8th “~わけではない(It does not mean ~.)” “~することがある(sometimes do ~.)・~しないことがある(sometimes do not do ~)” “Nによって(By ~)”
12 3rd “Nのようだ・NのようにV/A/N1のようなN2(It is like ~.)” kanji test, essay (p.36) and feedback 32 8th Kanji test, essay (p102, 103), presentation and feedback
13 4th Practice to use new words in conversations: “N1のようなN2 (~ is like ~)” 33 9th Practice to use new words in conversations: “~にともなって(along with ~)”,”N/Naである(That is,)”,”つまり・一方(On the other hand)”
14 4th “XはYほど~ない(X is not so ~ compared to Y.)” “~で~がいちばん~(~ is the best among~.)” “~より~のほうが~・~ほど~ない(~ is ~er than ….)” 34 9th Reviewing passive forms and causative forms
15 4th “グラフ/表でみると~ことがわかる(The graph shows that ~.)” “Vてくる・Vて行く(Do~.)” 35 9th Causative passive form “~して欲しいものだ(want you to~.)”
16 4th Kanji test, short essay, essay (p.48), presentation and feedback 36 9th Kanji test, essay (p.117), presentation and feedback
17 5th Practice to use new words in conversations: い- and な-adjective + さ (prohibiting to use continuing word uses) 37 10th Practice to use new words in conversations: “Nによって(By~)” “~てきた(to became~)”
18 5th “~ということだ(It means~.)” 38 10th “~するべきだ(~should do ~.)” “~する代わりに(Instead of doing~)” “~ずに(Without doing~)”
19 5th Learning how to use the words “~ものだ(It means~)”, “もの・こと”. Reviewing how to use noun modifications 39 10th Reviewing how to use honorific language
20 5th Kanji test, essay (p.61), presentation and feedback 40 10th Kanji test, essay (p.117), presentation, feedback and general exercises (p.131 to 133)

Testimonials

“What do you like about Futaba Language School?”

Mr. K.H. from Canada (Teacher at an English language school):

  • ・Lessons are enjoyable and our teachers are very nice.

Mr. J.L. from Canada (Teacher at an English language school):

  • ・Our teachers would take good cares of their students very well.
     They are very experienced teachers and they have a plenty of
     knowledge about the language of Japanese and also about the
     other things.
  • ・Our lesson schedules can be changed flexibly according to our
     schedule changes.
  • ・Lesson fees are affordable and good enough.