Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students play the following games with picture/word cards: Vocabulary learning, Grab, Card Matching, Concentration, Guess the word, Definitions, Soccer, On the Buses, Human Board Game, What’s Missing, Reading activities, Phrase/sentence building, Scattergories, Mime Game, Daily Activities, 3 Hint Game
Games Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students perform a short skit about the origins of the Tanabata Festival held in July. The skit emphasises the months and how the lovers can only meet once a year.
Annual_events Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students learn about the names of major cities and famous landmarks in Japan while they play card games.
Games Kanji Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students compete in teams to be the first to reach the top of the house. Teams advance by answering questions correctly and also creating sentences about the rooms they pass through.
Games House Traditions Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students prepare and perform a funny, short (1 page) skit that takes place in Japan. There are two parts: the Passenger and the Officer. The passenger is found to have concealed a live koala in their bag.
Role_play Skits Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing
Students create a wheel showing the times and activities they do in a day.
Daily_routine Grammar Time Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students are guided through the process of creating a speech to be presented to their Japanese class. The topics covered by the flowcharts are: About Japan, Event/Festival, My Hobby, My Dreams and Social Problems. The speeches are 1 to 2 minutes in length.
Grammar Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students try to win as many job cards as possible by asking questions to try and determine which job is on the card.
Differentiated_learning Games Jobs Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Using sightseeing spots around Tokyo as the subject matter, students create complex descriptive sentences.
Grammar Travel Senior_Secondary Reading Speaking