Enrich your Japanese classroom with a collection of resources
for all learners from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.
Students create simple statements about places where they would like to go and work co-operatively in groups to gather information and make decisions about the 4 travel destinations in Japan: Kyoto, Sapporo, Nikkoo and Hiroshima.
Group_work Role_play Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students can sing along while they listen to the tune of the Japanese children’s songs. The hiragana is given on the screen of the webpage. The bear song can be echoed by the students in many places, making it easy to learn.
Animals Songs Primary Reading
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
The Japanese Collection at the Art Gallery is used as a stimulus for students to learn about Japanese culture and also read and create Japanese texts.
Traditions House Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
Students can work with a kana non-reader to learn their kana better. A number coded system allows for the student to work with their helper to work through 70 hiragana and 70 katakana symbols (the basic symbols and the tenten).
Games Kana Junior_Secondary Reading
By ringing directory assistance to get a telephone number, students practice greetings for telephone conversations, asking for and giving telephone numbers and asking for information to be repeated.
Numbers Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
An Interactive Whiteboard resource which contains activities for learning and practicing vocabulary and expressions related to convenience stores in Japan, through the game of Sugoroku.
Food ICT_IWB Shopping Kana Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students work their way through a flowchart full of questions about their eating habits. At the end, they reach a piece of advice.
Food Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Games Health_and_sickness
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