Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.
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Students learn about Japanese language and culture through a quiz-style slideshow, which contains multiple choice questions with visual cues. Question and answer slides are followed by an explanatory slide which gives context and detail. Teachers’ notes provide further details.
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Students take turns reading descriptions and grabbing picture cards that match the descriptions.
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Students label each other as a famous person and try to figure out who they are by asking about their nationality, physical appearance, job, hobbies etc.
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Students try to guess the konbini item by listening to the clues read out by the teacher. Students compete in teams to try and win the most items.
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Students practice and perform a 2 person skit where a frantic person comes running into the RSPCA office desperately trying to find a missing pet. The officers try to help the owner as s/he describes the pet.
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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.
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Students use their knowledge of descriptions in Japanese combined with logic to name the animals and people.
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Students can learn new vocabulary and play various games using the flashcards which cover many topics.
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Students role play in pairs, describing the face of a “robber”. The policeman must re-create the face that the informant is describing, feature by feature.
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