• Using the しか construction, write an
appropriate translation for the English
• 1) I only speak Japanese with Mrs.
• 2) Tanaka only eats carrots.
• 3) John only likes tennis.
Goals for Chapter 1
• Able to recognize some basic Japanese proverbs and
their meanings
Describing Family Trees using the following grammar
– -の: possessive, makes relationship specific
– ーをしている: describing someone by an activity
– ーしか: only (with negative form of verb)
• Able to use nothing/no one/ nowhere/ whenever
Able to begin to use the informal let’s form
Able to recognize male and female speech patterns
Able to carry on a fairly lengthy conversation
introducing yourself to someone else
(interpersonal communication)
For Book
• Make cover including the following information:
– Name
– Age (use kanji)
– Year in school (use kanji)
– Where from
– Something you like and something you dislike
– Something you want to do in the future しょうらい
Also include a picture (either a nicely hand drawn one
or an actual picture)
For Test
Filling in a dialogue with correct word cues. It is a dialogue between an exchange student
and her host father. They are meeting for the first time right before dinner.
• To prepare think about the following words and how they would fit into a dialogue
like this:
• 文学(ぶんがく)
• 食べろう
• 幼稚園(ようちえん)
していますこちらこそ にんじん
• 食べよう
• There will also be a listening section on a family tree. Review job titles, grades, ages,
family words.
Goals for Chapter 2
• Understand more about Japanese schools, activities,
and issues associated with them
Able to use the following grammar points:
と言う:something called “
とか:making an exhaustive list (comparable to や)
Verb Stem + かえます:to change
Modifying sentences using forms on pg. 74
として:out of/as-/for時に:a time when
• Able to explain about Japanese school life in
detail (presentational communication and
culture comparison)
For Book
• Write about KHS, comparing it with what you
know about Japanese schools, include pictures,
at least 3 similarities and differences

Chapter One and Two Review