Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students play a barrier game where they have to identify all the shops in the row based on what each shop sells.
Games Role_play Shopping Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students complete a map worksheet and/or a cultural information worksheet as they learn about famous cities and places in Japan.
Games Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading
Students play karuta in groups of four to learn the expressions おはよう、こんにちは、こんばんは、ありがとう、ごめんなさい、おやすみなさい、じゃ、また、さようなら、いってきます、ただいま、いただきます、ごちそうさま.
Games Greetings Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students prepare a restaurant skit in groups of 3. The skit takes place at a small Japanese restaurant called じゃあね. The waiter/waitress is new and makes a lot of mistakes taking orders, which is annoying to the customers.
Food Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students take turns reading descriptions and grabbing picture cards that match the descriptions.
Describing Games Group_work Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students use the train map supplied to work out who can get to the bomb fastest before it explodes. Students work out a route for each of the four detectives and add up the minutes it takes to them to reach the destination in time.
Differentiated_learning Problem_solving Time Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
Students practise constructing compositions, using 5 Steps. The process teaches students to think about the structure of their texts and plan in advance. Sample texts and questions come from HSC Online.
Greetings Senior_Secondary Writing School Youth
Students form teams to answer questions about a Japanese house. They choose the room they wish to answer a question on and points are awarded if they answer correctly.
Games House Traditions Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students answer questions giving advice for the situations described by the teacher.
Travel Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking