Classroom Resources

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  • Omatsuri -Bon-odori-

    Students work through a series of activities based on the theme of bon-odori.

  • Movie: "Happy Family Plan"

    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.

  • Japanese Obentoo Activities

    Students look at photos, video and a song to learn about the components of obentoo.They can also make a virtual obento using the link to the Erin site.

  • Shopping Game:Price is Right

    Students compete in teams to win items by guessing the correct price.

  • Role Play: Asking for the Phone Number

    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.

  • Travel Agent Activity

    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.

  • Skit: The Whole Family is Sick

    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.

  • Skit: Strange Restaurant

    Students prepare a restaurant skit in groups of 3. The skit takes place at a small Japanese restaurant called じゃあね. The waiter/waitress is new and makes a lot of mistakes taking orders, which is annoying to the customers.

  • Skit: Lost Pet

    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.

  • Skit: Koala at Customs

    Students prepare and perform a funny, short (1 page) skit that takes place in Japan. There are two parts: the Passenger and the Officer. The passenger is found to have concealed a live koala in their bag.