iiTomo 1 Student Book, eBook and Activity Book, 2nd Edition

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iiTomo 1 Student Book, eBook and Activity Book, 2nd Edition

By Yoshie Burrows, Mami Izuishi, Emma Lowry, Yoko Nishimura-Parke
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This pack contains 1 copy of iiTomo 1 Student Book, 1 copy of iiTomo 1 Activity Book and 1 access card to the eBook

iiTomo 1-4, 2nd Edition Student Book for Years 7-10 was revised based on user feedback and is aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese (Year 7 entry), Victorian Curriculum for the AC, Western Australian Curriculum for the AC and the new NSW Syllabus for the AC. It is now even more relevant to students and offers additional support for personalised learning.

Students are motivated and learn to become independent learners. They now possess the tools to read and write hiragana, katakana and kanji quickly and confidently, and to converse in Japanese as early as their first few weeks of Japanese, whilst using intercultural, investigative and critical thinking skills.


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The write-in iiTomo 1-4 2nd Edition, Activity Books cater for a variety of learning styles, offering opportunities to practise and reinforce key skills and learning. Updated engaging activities offer even more support and differentiated learning opportunities whilst allowing students to track their progress for deeper motivation.

Duration of access

The digital code will give 15 months access to the eBook from the date of activation.

How do I activate my eBook?

When you purchase your eBook, it will come with an access code. This code will be emailed to you. If you purchase a printed book with eBook, it will come with its eBook access code inside the cover.

To activate your code, you'll need to log in to If you don't have an account you will need to create one at Once you have logged into click on the 'Add product' button in your bookshelf. Type in your 12 digit access code and click 'Verify product now.

For further help, download the 'How to activate my eBook' guide.

Features of the iiTomo 1-4 2nd Edition Student Book
  • Each Student Book comes with eBook
  • Based on the latest research and user feedback on how students best learn Japanese
  • Retaining the features you love about iiTomo
  • Revised progression and language support to better support students in their learning of Japanese in the Australian Curriculum
  • Updated language, content and visuals to trigger interest, engage, be relevant and develop intercultural understanding
  • Modern refreshed design with meaningful use of elements and colour coding
  • Spiralling of learning
  • A wealth and variety of levelled reading texts and listening tracks
  • Updated chapter opening page:
    • New Let’s get started inquiry questions
    • New authentic visuals to spark interest and discussion in class
    • Updated learning outcomes
  • Updated end of chapter page:
    • Chapter core vocabulary
    • New Putting it all together 21st century cumulative tasks
  • New opportunity for extension with Power up!
  • New Reflection box to allow students to notice, compare, make meaning (inquiry and critical)
  • Written by an experienced teaching author team from across Australia
  • Reviewed by a variety of Japanese language educational experts and educators from across Australia
Features of iiTomo 1-4 2nd Edition eBook for students
  • Interact with the eBook including audio tracks both online and offline
  • Contains all student book content
  • Access to audio files, animations, interactive games and videos
    • Audio tracks: Student Book audio, Activity Book audio and worksheets audio
    • Animations: grammar; stroke order for all hiragana, all katakana and chapter kanji
    • Videos: pronunciation; dialogue
  • Access to editable worksheets, weblinks and chapter vocabulary lists
  • A wealth of resources and choice of mode of delivery which allows for flexibility of learning and teaching.
Features of iiTomo Activity Book
  • Aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese, Victorian Curriculum for the AC, Western Australian Curriculum for the AC and new NSW Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum
  • Follows the Student Book progression of learning
  • Carefully sequenced and paced tasks including spiralling of learning
  • Comprehensive practice of new language and script with opportunities for extension
  • New chapter opening page: tasks to identify prior knowledge and motivation, as well as cultural insights to spark interest
  • Can be used in class or independently
  • All audio is accessible from eBook
  • Free Australian Curriculum correlation grids and extra worksheets (including new katakana worksheets) are now available in the Teachers Resources tab on
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iiTomo 1 Student Book

iiTomo 1-4 2nd Edition offers updated content and language, and new features for a complete supportive and flexible set of student and teacher resources.

iiTomo Senior is for Year 11 and Year 12. It is aligned to the Queensland Senior curriculum 2019, Victorian Study Design 2019, NSW Stage 6 syllabus and all other states’ senior curricula and supports students in their continuation with Japanese preparing them adequately for their final examination.

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