With its ground-breaking approach to Intercultural Language Learning (IcLL), iiTomo provides a comprehensive package for teachers and students of Japanese in Years 9-11.
iiTomo 2 has been adapted for New Zealand classrooms.This Student Book features:
- explicit use of Intercultural Language Learning principles such as analysing, noticing, making connections and reflecting on one's own and others' language(s) and culture(s) provides rich and meaningful learning
- script (hiragana and kanji) is introduced in purposeful and meaningful contexts. Hiragana is introduced an progressively so that students learn to read and write quickly and confidently
- a range of text types provide opportunities to develop students' literacy skills
- photographs shot on location specifically for the series are integral to the Intercultural Language Learning approach adopted.