INTERMEDIATE N3 | Japanese Online Lesson
Minna no Nihongo Shokyu has an established reputation as a textbook that cultivates the practical conversational skills of the learner through the steady learning of basic grammar and vocabulary as well as exposure to everyday conversation in various settings. For those who have finished Minna no Nihongo Shokyu II, there is Minna no Nihongo Chukyu, which is aimed at those learners at the lower intermediate level (i.e., a bridge between the beginner and intermediate levels) who wish to cultivate in a practical manner their all round skills in talking, listening, reading and writing.
Structure of the Book’s 12 Chapters
Structure of each chapter (each chapter has 14 pages): Grammar・Exercises (5 pages), Talking・Listening (4 pages), Reading・Writing (3 pages), and Questions (2 pages)
Sentence patterns are presented in example sentences and the model conversation, and the learner’s ability is built up through the exercises.
The conversations are structured to encourage communication in daily life situations, with particular focus on the resolution of day-to-day problems.
Each chapter has enjoyable reading matter that allows the learner to accurately grasp the content. Moreover, the text’s aim is to have the learner talk about familiar topics as well as write in a well-organized manner.
There are questions related to listening comprehension, grammar and vocabulary.
The CD includes a recording of the conversation, the reading matter, and listening comprehension questions found in each chapter.