Minna no Nihongo Chukyu II is aimed at those learners at the upper intermediate level who wish to cultivate further their all round skills in talking, listening, reading and writing. Structure of the book's 12 chapters
Reading・Writing The learner studies various types of reading material, including newspaper articles (on society and culture), essays, novels, letters of request, etc., as well as learns to comprehend the writer’s intentions, writing style, and distinctive use of language.
Reading・Writing In Chukyu I conversations involving negotiations/the resolution of day-to-day problems were studied. In Chukyu II, conversations are taken to the next step with the learner now studying how to praise, console and show empathy in conversational situations. Moreover, conversational skills will be extended at the intermediate level with the learner studying how to express his/her opinion in various day to day situations.
Grammar・Practice The grammatical items to be studied are presented in a way that their function and usage are easily understood. Most of the example sentences are practical in nature and so the learner studies by doing.
Exercises All review exercises are to confirm the learner's comprehension related to listening, reading and grammar.
Grammar Plus The 12 chapters in the book cover all grammar needed to be fluent at the intermediate level. The book also includes grammatical items and example sentences necessary for continuing on to the advanced level.