Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students work through activities on the cultural aspects of individuals’ names. Students research their own names, present a talk, learn kanji used in Japanese names and make meishi. There is also a Japanese text on Japanese names for senior students.
Kanji Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
Students listen to the clock times read out by the teacher and compete to be the first to fill out their bingo card of clock times they have chosen.
Daily_routine Games Numbers Time Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students read a manga about the myth of Japan’s creation and answer some questions on the text in English.
Folktale Manga Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students practise inviting/accepting/refusing in a scenario with a partner then participate in a class game where students are chosen at random by their phone number to perform the dialogue. The chosen student accepts or declines according to the destination card they have.
Differentiated_learning Games Invitations Role_play Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students look at photos, video and a song to learn about the components of obentoo.They can also make a virtual obento using the link to the Erin site.
Food Role_play School Songs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students ask a series of questions to try to work out which souvenir another student is holding. If they guess correctly they win the souvenir.
Describing Games Grammar Group_work Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Differentiated_learning
Students use their knowledge of giving and receiving verbs combined with logic to solve the problem of who received what from whom.
Family Problem_solving Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing Differentiated_learning
Using sightseeing spots around Tokyo as the subject matter, students create complex descriptive sentences.
Grammar Travel Senior_Secondary Reading Speaking