Classroom Resources

Solving Problems on Giving and Receiving Using Logic

Students use their knowledge of giving and receiving verbs combined with logic to solve the problem of who received what from whom.

Level: Junior_Secondary, Senior_Secondary


Individual, pair or group work.
Each student or group receives a work sheet which explains the situation and give clues in Japanese for solving the problem.
The situation is that four students are homestaying with a Japanese family. Each student received a different omiyage from a different member of their host family. Students read the clues (ヒント), and work out who gave what to whom by a process of elimination and deduction.

Work Sheet