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Obento Snack Pack 2

By | Copyright Year:2009 | ISBN-13: 9780170135467

A perfect introduction to Japanese studies, Obento Snack Packs 1 and 2 are one colour workbooks with 44 pages of fun and relevant activities specifically for the beginner level.

The Obento Snack Pack provides lesson-based resources that can be used for 1, 2, 3 or 4 terms of study and allows for meaningful teaching and learning through multimedia presentations. The content is highly engaging, relevant, fun and easy for both teachers and students. The Obento Snack Pack workbooks are highly affordable for use in brief taster


It contains lesson-based resources for 1 to 4 terms of study. The topic in snack pack 1 is ‘Either you like it or not’, and deals with how to say your favourites and least favourites in categories such as food, drinks, hobbies, celebrities, Japanese traditional games, just to name a few. Furthermore, it showcases the life of Shun, an 11-year old Japanese student, and follows him in his house and at school.


Sue has authored a number of published works, including the Obento Snack Pack and Deluxe series. Sue has vast experience in teaching, writing and presenting Japanese language learning material. Sue currently teaches Japanese at St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill in Sydney. Sue has previously managed The Nihongo Tanken Centre and she has also lectured in Languages Education at the University of Technology, Sydney and Sydney University.


A feature of the text is the use of meta-cognition techniques where the students will be able to comment on their knowledge and appreciation via multiple viewing of videos and listening to songs and word repetition

In line with the Essential Learning, cultural information will be contextualised and require the student to deduce and draw conclusions. This material will be embedded in the text and in the teacher presentation CD-ROM.

Useful background information, templates, blackline masters or illustrations to colour, cut and paste etc. will be presented in a 'Teacher Notes' section in the accompanying Teacher Resource Book, with all overprinted solutions to all exercises and tasks.

Themes in Obento Snack Pack:1 It’s all about me2 Either you like it or you don’tThese themes are used to introduce speech acts that provide students with meaningful language. Vocabulary is introduced and recycled via these speech acts.In line with the Essential Learnings, cultural information is contextualised and requires the student to deduce and draw conclusions. This material is embedded in the text and in the Teacher CD-ROM.There are videos on calligraphy as well.