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
The Japanese Collection at the Art Gallery is used as a stimulus for students to learn about Japanese culture and also read and create Japanese texts.
Traditions House Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
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.
Food Role_play School Songs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students are introduced to and learn about sumo through key words and phrases presented in a number of games and activities.
Games Traditions Primary Listening Reading
Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.
Family Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.
Daily_routine Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students compete in teams to win items by guessing the correct price.
Group_work Role_play Shopping Skits Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
: Students work in teams to be the first to determine the room of the house described by the teacher. The teacher reads clues from the list provided.
Games House Traditions Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking Writing
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.
Describing Games Shopping Junior_Secondary Listening Food
Students form teams to answer questions about a Japanese house. They choose the room they wish to answer a question on and points are awarded if they answer correctly.
Games House Traditions Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking