Students make a digital photo presentation using software such as ‘Photo Story' and ‘iPhoto' as a starter project for making videos. This will enable students to gain skills in making an audiovisual presentation, making it easier to create good videos later.
ICT_IWB Family School Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
The movie is accompanied by a Language Resource Kit which allows students to learn Japanese through film in four easy steps: Watch; Listen; Practise; Speak. It is an effective learning tool for introducing Japanese language and culture to students, teachers, film lovers and the general public, presented in an engaging, entertaining and educational way.
Family Movie Role_play Skits Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students perform the sick family skit multiple times according to the Director’s instructions. He makes them do it “slower”, “faster”, “scarier” etc. There are 7 parts, including the Director.
Family Grammar Health_and_sickness Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students work through examples of the conjunctions listed above then complete a cloze exercise in the form of a letter.
Family Grammar Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students work in groups of four to write a script and role play a difficult situation involving some bad tasting tea! Julie doesn’t wish to offend her Japanese hosts so she distracts them with questions about their house.
Differentiated_learning Family Grammar Role_play Skits Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students use their knowledge of giving and receiving verbs combined with logic to solve the problem of who received what from whom.
Family Problem_solving Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing Differentiated_learning
Students act out this children’s story which can be easily understood by an audience with or without knowledge of Japanese. The play can be used by students not only in the classroom but also as a presentation for a school event. There are 9 parts.
Family Group_work Skits Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students practise and perform the short play しちひきのこやぎ which has a cast of 9 players, including 7 “kids” (child goats), the kids’ mother and a wolf.
Animals Family Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students are given a card telling them who they are in a family. They move around the classroom trying to find the other members of their family by asking questions in Japanese. The aim is to be in the family that finds all its members first.
Family Games Group_work Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking