A guide to teaching using Minna no Nihongo Chukyu 1. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1: Editorial policy, book structure, and how to teach the contents of "Chukyu 1". Part 2: Teaching individual chapters. Explanation of and points to remember related to the grammar and practice sections. Explanation of aims, items to be taught, points to remember and how to proceed in the actual classroom with the "Talk - Listen" and "Read - Write" sections. Part 3: Supplementary materials How to make the causative and passive verb forms. Verb forms in "Minna no Nihongo Shokyu" and "Chukyu 1". Index of kanji to be studied in the reading material. List of grammatical items and new words.