Door to Door is a textbook for Japanese students
who are thinking about studying abroad. Each
section prepares students for the trip, engages
them in English learning activities, and ensures
that their experience—from Door to Door—is
rewarding and unforgettable.
Section A: Before you go...
When Japanese students study abroad, they often find
that the topic they need to be able to talk about
most is Japan. Section A is centered around topics
that students are familiar with in high-interest
speaking activities such as family, interests,
Japanese places, and Japanese culture.
Section B: Homestay guide...
Section B addresses the worries of parents and
students concerning overseas travel, offering
practical advice on security, money, and other
important matters. The four units can be used for
homework or classroom discussion.
Section C: Country guide...
Section C presents a window into four major
overseas study destinations: Australia, the United
States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It
provides a great opportunity for students to read
and learn about the country they are planning to
visit, and will help them choose the right
destination if they are still undecided.
Section D: Projects...
Section D should be completed by students while
abroad. It creates opportunities for students to
interact with the locals and the local culture.
Language development exercises include performing
interviews, recording field trips, and writing
diaries. This can be used to award credit to
Section E: When you return...
Section E can be done when students return to
Japan. It enables them to discuss and compare
aspects of their study abroad experience with
their peers. Great follow-up activities include
surveys and presentations that reinforce students’
learning and allow them to relive the fun of