Classroom Resources

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  • Hands on Activities with Kanji cards

    Students work through several activities for learning and practicing 69 basic primary and junior secondary school level kanji. The kanji can be categorised according to their meaning and number of strokes, combined to make new words, or used to create simple sentences.

  • Developing Language through culture with YURUKYARA

    Series of activities exploring the topic of Yuru-kyara, culminating with a creative writing task 'Create your own ゆるキャラ'

  • Language Discovery Online

    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.

  • Speech Creation

    Students are guided through the process of creating a speech to be presented to their Japanese class. The topics covered by the flowcharts are: About Japan, Event/Festival, My Hobby, My Dreams and Social Problems. The speeches are 1 to 2 minutes in length.

  • Art Speaks Japanese

    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.

  • Creating a Restaurant Menu

    Students look at a Japanese menu and discuss Japanese food. They may also proceed to a role play which takes place in a restaurant.

  • Kanji:Tasks

    Students work on two tasks relating to kanji. In the first they look at how a stroke can be added to the kanji for “day” to form a new kanji. In the second, they form kanji compounds using cards.

  • Information Gap: Writing and Reading

    Students perform reading and writing tasks on the topic of Family & Friends. Each task has an element of information gap.

  • Information Gap: Family

    Students match pictures of families to corresponding text or vice versa.

  • Information Gap: Daily Routine

    Students work through a series of information gap exercises on the topic of daily routine; what time different activities occur.