The latest national series for lower-secondary Japanese has a
groundbreaking approach to intercultural language learning (IcLL):
it explicitly uses principles such as analysing, noticing, making
connections and reflecting on one's own and others' language(s) and
culture(s) to provide rich and meaningful learning.
The print and digital components are highly integrated, easy to
use and provide meaningful interactions within and beyond the
An Integrated Digital Solution
Pearson eBook 3.0 takes your Student Book online or offline for
any device, while retaining the integrity of the printed page. With
access to linked interactive activities when they're online, your
students will be engaged at school and at home. The
iiTomo eBook contains all the Student Book
contents, with links to all Student Book and Activity Book audio
recordings as well as worksheets and assessments.
Contact your Education Sales Consultant to find out more about
the iiTomo Pearson eBook.
Engaging and Motivating Students
The Student Books are richly illustrated with beautiful
photography commissioned specifically for this series, integrating
photographs with the text to support the IcLL approach, and to help
Script is introduced in purposeful and meaningful contexts.
Hirigana, kanji and katakana are introduced progressively
throughout the three-level series, so that students learn to read
and write quickly and confidently.
Featured photograph from Student Book 3+4.
Catering for a Range of Learning Styles
Comprehensive practice of new language and script is introduced
in the Activity Book so that students develop the skills of
language learning with confidence.
A wide range of carefully sequenced and paced tasks that
incorporate IcLL principles gives students a sense of progress and
motivation from the very beginning.
Featured photograph from Student Book 2.
Making Teacher's Lives Easier
All pages from the Student Book are reproduced in the Teacher
Companion with full-colour, wrap-around practical teaching notes,
which include IcLL support, assessment ideas, games and a wealth of
The Activity Book is also reproduced, with answers, providing
easy and quick correction. There are also audio scripts for all the
Audio CD recordings.
A Wealth of Audio Material Using Native Speakers
All listening material for the Student Book, Activity Book,
worksheets and tests is provided in one easy-to-use resource.
High-quality recordings by native speakers provide opportunities
for students to listen to clear and accurate modelling of the