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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 Reading p.9 and 10; p.11 (1) katakana (2) ~だろう(It probably be ~.) 21 5th Reading p.75 and 76; learning the words to express positions (p.77, 87).
2 1st (3)~のだろうか(Would it be ~?) (4)”~わけがない(It can’t be ~.)” and “わけではない(It doesn’t mean)” 22 5th (1)Vマスつつある(S is ~ing.) (2)~を中心に(around ~)
3 1st (6)”~の~(~of~)” (7)”Vルこと/N” こそ (8)abbreviating verbs 23 5th (3)Vタところに/Vタところで(Just as S ~) (3)will verbs and negative will verbs
4 1st (9)”より~(than)”, listening comprehensions (p.21), nominalization of an adjectives (p.23) 24 5th (5)Nらしい/Nらしさ/Nらしく(like N.) (6)~げ(~ looks ~.)
5 1st Kanji test Ⅰ, essay (p.22) 25 5th Kanji test Ⅴ, essay (p.86)
6 2nd Reading p.25 and 26, P.27 (1)”~というN(~っていうN)(~ which is called ~)” 26 6th Reading p.89 and 90, p.91 and 104 – learning how to express tastes
7 2nd (2)”Vルこと/N”ほど~はない(There is nothing comparative to ~.) (3)Reviewing comparative expressions 27 6th (1)Spoken languages (2)Nにとって(For ~) (3)~ずに(は)いられない(I cannot stop doing ~)
8 2nd (4)~ぐらい/くらい(about ~) (5)Nからすると(Seeing from N) 28 6th (4)~らしい(It seems that ~) (5)~としたら(what if ~?)
9 2nd (6)〔interrogative sentence〕”より” (7)reading something related to numbers 29 6th (6)noun modifiers clauses (complex sentences) (7)Reading a graph
10 2nd Kanji test Ⅱ, essay (p.38), yojijukugo (p.39) 30 6th Kanji test Ⅵ, essay (p.103) and listening comprehension (p.102)
11 3rd Reading p.41 and 42; p.43 and 53 – listening comprehension 31 7th Reading p.105 and 106, understanding the words to express yourself (p.107, 119, and 120)
12 3rd (1)”Vて/N”以来(Since ~) (2)何~も(For ~ times),p.56 stereotype 32 7th (1)Nだらけ(full of ~) (2)Vナイと(should do~.),Vナイからだ(Because you do not~.) (3)~たびにEvery time ~)
13 3rd (3)”こ・そ” in sentences (4)~はN1はN2であって、N3ではないということだ (N1 is N2, and not N3) 33 7th (4)~に加えて(In addition to ~,) (5)Understanding the difference of the term “は” and “が”
14 3rd (5)Vルまでもない/Vルまでもなく~(There is no need to ~.) (6)Nであろうと、~(No matter what ~) (7)Vている( is ~ing) 34 7th (6)~ように~(like ~) (7)conjunctions and adverbs
15 3rd Kanji test Ⅲ, essay (p.54 and 55) 35 7th Kanji test Ⅶ, essay (p.117 and 118)
16 4th Reading p.57 and 58; p.59 (1)compound verbs 36 8th Reading p.121 and 122; p.123 (1)~にすぎない(It is merely ~.)
17 4th (2)Postpositional particle + “の” (3)”Vル/Nの途中~(In the middle of ~)” (4)なぜか(For some reason ~,) 37 8th (2)~さえ~ば(If only ~) (3)さえ・しか・こそ(even, only, good to) (4)~というものではない/~というものでもない(It is not that ~.)
18 4th (5)Vタとたん(The moment I did ~) (6)Vタところ・Vタばかり・Vタとたん(Just after I did ~.) 38 8th (5)Not combining with “マス” form (6)~ものの(notwithstanding ~)
19 4th (7)~ことに~(Every time ~); listening to p.70; p.73 onomatopoeia 39 8th Learning how to debate in Japanese (p.134 and 135), debating in Japanese
20 4th Kanji test Ⅳ, essay (p.71) 40 8th Kanji test Ⅷ, essay (p.133), listening comprehension (p.132)


“What do you like about Futaba Language School?”

Ms. J.B. from Canada (English language teacher for a Japanese company) :

  • ・Our lesson schedules can be changed in a flexible manner.
  • ・I like the teachers.
  • ・The values of my teachers’ lessons are always greater than my
  • ・My teacher comes to my workplace.
  • ・I had great opportunities to experience and learn Japanese culture
     though the events which the school organized (business seminar,
     bus tour, etc.).
  • ・Lesson fees are reasonable.

Ms. D.L. from Canada (Teacher at an English language school):

  • ・Lesson fees are affordable.
  • ・Changes of my lesson schedule and contents are kindly accepted.