Asian 120 Elementary Japanese にほんご  Tentative schedule  Fall 2004

Week of 9/6

 R                  Introduction to the Japanese language                  おはようございます。こんにちは。
                                                                                        ーーです。ーーさん ーーせんせい
                    Listening practice :  luna.mtholyoke.edu
 

 F                 Chapter 1  :  Hiragana  a-so                                はじめまして。どうぞよろしく。
                     Japanese Numbers:  0-10
                           Hiragana practice  on-line help  (http://members.aol.com/writejapan/index.htm)
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Week of  9/13

 M                   Hiragana:  ta- ho                                     せんこう、しゅっしん, しゅみ
                                                                                    ○○しゅうの××
                       Whispered Sound:  WB: 185. 187             きょうは、げつようびです。
                                                                                 でんわばんごうは、〜です。

                                                                                   due: WB: pp.1-2

 T                     Hiragana:  ma - n                                  じこしょうかい
                        The [n] Sound:  WB 189                         きょうは、かようびです。

                                                                                  due: WB: pp.3-4
 

W                   Hiragana:  long vowels &  ss kk tt             こんにちは。こんばんは。
                      Long Vowels: WB 193                             さようなら。しつれいします。
                                                                                                                きょうは、すいようびです。

                                                                                      due: WB: pp.5-6
                                           

R                    Ch 2.   Voc.                                             きゃ、きゅ、きょ、-----
                                                                                  じゃあ、また。
                                                                                  きょうは、もくようびです。
                                                                                  きんようび、どようび、にちようび
                                                                                       きょう、きのう、あした、あさって

F                     Ch.2    G.1,2    Read Dialog Ch. 2
                       ーは、ーです。                                     
                       ーは、ーですか。はい、いいえ
                        なんですか。どこから きましたか。 
                        なんようびですか。
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Week of 9/20

M             HIRAGANA TEST                                      Lab:  classroom expressions
                                                                                            luna.mtholyoke.edu

T                    G1,2,3  practice                                         これは、にほんごで なんというんですか?
                       Classroom Expressions                       これ、それ、あれ

W                   G 4, 5                                                         〜をべんきょうしています。
                       ーがくせい,         と、も                        〜をとっています。
                    

R                   G3,4 practice                                                 due:  WB: pp.7-17

F                  Review Ch. 2, WB: p.207                                 (homework: dict-a-conversation p. 52-53)
 

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Week of 9/27

M                G/L Test   Ch 2

T                 dialog and integration                                じょうずな ききかた pp.51-52

W                Adjectives:  affirmative and negative forms, adjective+noun
                     connecting adjectives ふるくて きれいな たてもの
                                                    しずか あかるい りょう
                    なか、そと、となり、よこ、ちかく、うしろ、まえ、うえ、した、
                    みぎがわ、ひだりがわ
                    [September 29:  Last day to drop without DR]

R                  Ch 3, voc.  reading dialog Ch. 3
                   Adjectives practice

F                   Ch 3  G 2,3,4                                        きょうは、じゅうがつ ついたちです。
                         この、その、あの、どの     
                         これ、それ、あれ、どれ
                        ーにーが います/あります

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Week of 10/4

M                   あきやすみのよてい
                        〜へいきます。〜にあいます。〜へかえります。〜で〜をします。

                                                                                                                     Voc. quiz Ch 3
 

T                    G2,3,4 & verb practice

W                   G 5  Sentence Ending Particles:  よ、ね
                       あいづち
                       Days of the months

R                    Dialog and integration じょうずなききかた p.83

F                     Dict-a-conversation (p.83) and Workbook pp.19-29 Due
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Week of 10/11

M                 No class       **あき やすみ**

T                 No class

W                あきやすみは どうでしたか?
                    i-adjective affiarmative past       verb  past
                   たのしかったです。                いきました。

R               Ch. 4 Voc.
                 Adjectives / verbs past tense practice

F                 Review for the mid-term exam
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Week of 10/18

M                Mid-Term Exam

T                  カタカナ:  ア行ータ行

W                 G 1,2,3
                    とても、すごく、あまり、わりと、ぜんぜん
                    いちばん
                    カタカナ: ナ行ーマ行                                       due: WB p.33

R                  G 1,2,3 practice                                                 due: WB p.35-37
                    カタカナ: ヤ行ーン long vowels
                    Your name in Katakana

F                   G 4,5                                                                    due: WB p.38
                    どれ、 ーは、ーにあります/います。
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Week of 10/25

M                Review Ch. 4

T                dialog and integration                                               due:  WB: pp.43-55

W              G/L  Test Ch 4

R              Ch 5  voc., じょうずなききかた pp.124-125

F               Ch 5 G1, 5
                 なんじ なんぷん    ごろ、ぐらい

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Week of 11/3

M                 Ch5  G 2                                                                   voc.quiz Ch. 5
                    ーに、ーて、ーを

T                  G 1,2,5 practice                                                       due:  WB: pp.40-41

W                   G 3,4
                    いきますか、いきません。いつも、たいてい、よく、ときどき、
                                                            たまに、あまり、ほとんど、ぜんぜん、

R                    G 3,4 practice                                                       due:  WB: pp. 59-70

F                    Review Ch. 5    Reading p.153
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Week of 11/1

M               G/L Test Ch. 5 including Katakana test

T                 dialog and integration
                          Numbers, Kanji 1                                                 一 二 三 ... 十
                   Kanji on-line help

W                Japanese verbs    dictionary forms                        年、月、日
                         いきたいです。(I want to go)
                    days of the month review

R                  Ch. 6 voc
                     Bigger numbers in Japanese                               円 
                      100~999,999

F                   Ch. 6    G. 5                                                     百、千、万
                       〜から(because)

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Week of 11/17

M                  Ch. 6 G.1                                                             voc. quiz Ch 6
                    バス、から、まで、ともだち、ともだち

T                  G1, 2  practice,                                                 火、水、木、
 

W                 G 3  frequency                                                 金、土、曜、何
                    しゅうに、なんかい

R                  G3  practice     reading dialog Ch. 6                   毎、週、今、来、先                                                                                                 

F                  G 4 、5,   6   も       から                                時、分、半

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Week of 11/22

M                 〜から                                                      、
 

T                  due:    WB: pp. 71-86

W                   no class            ***かんしゃさいの おやすみ***

R                    no class

F                   no class
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Week of 11/29

M                     Review Ch. 6

T                    〜からpractice Reading p.191

W                    Speaking test practice

R                     Speaking test practice ききじょうず、はなしじょうず p.193
                                                                                        due:    WB: pp. 117-118, 129-130

F                     Speaking test practice
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Week of 12/6

M -W                  Speaking test

R                       KANJI TEST  Writing ねんがじょう

F                    じょうずなききかた p.192 A, B
                       Write down the statement and answer the Y/N questions for B.

Week of 12/13

M                Review for the Final Exam

T                 No Class

Final Examination   ( on the Final Examination Week)