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.
Numbers Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
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 prepare a TV show skit where they practise introducing themselves and answering about their favourite fruit (or other category). There are 4 people per group.
Games Role_play Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students prepare and perform a skit in which a TV show host asks for updates and events via satellite from several different journalists around the world. Language: Weather and time around the world, 「(place) は (weather) です。」、 Introducing people. 「こちらは＿＿＿＿＿さんです。」 「Places/events があります。」、「Activity をします。」
Role_play Weather Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Students learn about the names of major cities and famous landmarks in Japan while they play card games.
Games Kanji Travel Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Reading
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 listen to the clock times read out by the teacher and compete to be the first to fill out their bingo card of clock times they have chosen.
Daily_routine Games Numbers Time Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students practise verbal expressions for daily activities.
Daily_routine Games Grammar Time Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students read passages about Japanese teenagers then report on the information to the class.
Grammar School Youth Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing
Students try to win as many job cards as possible by asking questions to try and determine which job is on the card.
Differentiated_learning Games Jobs Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking