Students practice verbal expressions for daily activities and create a wheel showing the times and activities they do in a day.
Daily_routine Games Grammar Time Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students work in pairs to set the clock at a particular time and converse in Japanese about what time it is.
Daily_routine Numbers Time Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students use this reading material as a reading task, card games and task sheets to learn the pattern 「TransportationでPlaceに いきます。」.
Games Leisure Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking Writing
Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.
Annual_events Craft Describing Kanji Primary Research Role_play Junior_Secondary Traditions
Students work through a series of activities on the theme of Mt Fuji with a focus on the environment and significant world heritage sites.
Group_work Junior_Secondary Research Reading Songs Traditions Environment Quiz Skits Kanji Primary
Students are shown how to use the website Language Discovery Online to make contact with students in Japan that is secure and easy to use. The website assists them in composing messages in Japanese. The students in Japan reply in English.
ICT_IWB Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students take turns reading descriptions and grabbing picture cards that match the descriptions.
Describing Games Group_work Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
Students put manga sections back in to their correct order as they read about Erin’s Valentine’s Day disaster. Erin decides to give a boy chocolates then finds out he already has a girlfriend. There is a lot of colloquial language spoken between the characters.
Annual_events Manga School Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
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.
Describing Differentiated_learning Games Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students circulate around the class asking questions of each other to find people who fit the description on the sheet. When found, students sign on the appropriate line.
Daily_routine Differentiated_learning Grammar Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking