A complete Years 7–12 learning progression, with a rich suite of resources aligned to current state syllabi and the Australian Curriculum.
Year Levels 7–12
Curriculum ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Resource Formats Print, Digital
Learning Focus Japanese
What it is
iiTomo offers a complete set of Japanese language resources for learners and educators in Years 7–12.
iiTomo resources support:
- development of Japanese linguistic and communication skills: listening, reading, viewing, speaking and writing
- development of intercultural capabilities and critical and creative thinking skills
- development of hiragana, katakana, kanji, grammar and cultural knowledge and understanding
- classroom and online independent learning
- cross-curriculum learning and future skills-building.
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What it includes
Complete with electronic resources for online learning, discover the iiTomo series below.
iiTomo 1–4, 2nd Edition student books integrate the intercultural language learning approach at their core and have been revised based on teacher and student feedback. They now better-support students with their learning of Japanese and their development of language, intercultural, creative and critical thinking skills. They include:
- updated prompts (including viewing, intercultural and higher order thinking)
- updated, current visuals
- relevant real-life contexts and texts
- revised, more supportive grammar sections
- extension opportunities and extra support for personalised learning
- chapter vocabulary lists and updated projects.
The eBook is the electronic version of the student book and provides students with a range of materials that can be used on any device, including:
- animations for grammar explanations and hiragana, katakana and kanji stroke order
- interactive games
- all student book audio, activity book audio and worksheets audio
- pronunciation modelling videos
- drama-style videos that bring the language, culture and gestures to life
- editable worksheets
- character writing grid templates
- complete editable chapter vocabulary lists.
The activity books cater for a variety of learning styles, with updated engaging activities that enrich key skills by:
- following the student book progression
- offering differentiated learning opportunities
- supporting autonomous learning with student progress tracking
- providing audio files for students from the relevant eBook.
The teacher resources help ease lesson prep and planning with a range of supporting assets to help you bring your students to success. You’ll find:
- a print teacher guide including:
- complete mapping of the iiTomo resources and assets
- supportive teaching notes
- activity ideas.
- a teacher-specific eBook with a range of additional resources including:
- all student eBook content
- downloadable audio files
- editable chapter tests
- curriculum grids
- projectable activity book answers.
The Senior series includes eBook versions of the texts for learners and educators. iiTomo Senior has been created based on the latest research on classroom language learning, and is designed to equip students for their exams through:
- up-to-date, relevant and meaningful topics
- subtopics, texts and visuals
- targeted content aligned with state-specific 11-12 curricula.
An electronic version of the Student Book learners can access anytime, including:
- audio files
- consolidation and extension worksheets
- access to iiTomo 3+4 grammar animations for revision.
Teacher eBook with audio download
Includes access to all student eBook content and extra teaching support including:
- curriculum correlation
- teaching guides
- all answers and audio scripts
- complete downloadable audio files.
Exploring the iiTomo series
Samples & downloads
Preview samples from iiTomo, 2nd Edition
- iitomo Infographic - How was the iitomo series created
- iitomo 1 2nd Edition Student Book - Table of Contents
- iitomo 1 2nd Edition Activity Book - Chapter 1 sample
- iitomo 1 2nd Edition Activity Book - Table of Contents
- iitomo 1 2nd Edition Student Book - Chapter 1 sample
- iitomo 1 2nd Edition Teacher Guide - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 2 2nd Edition Activity Book - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 2 2nd Edition Student Book - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 2 2nd Edition Teacher Guide - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 3&4 2nd Edition Activity Book - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 3&4 2nd Edition Student Book - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo 3&4 2nd Edition Teacher Guide - Table of Contents and sample pages
- iitomo Senior Student Book - Chapter 1 sample
- iitomo Senior Student Book - Table of Contents