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.
Grammar Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students work through activities on the cultural aspects of individuals’ names. Students research their own names, present a talk, learn kanji used in Japanese names and make meishi. There is also a Japanese text on Japanese names for senior students.
Kanji Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading
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.
Kanji Senior_Secondary Reading Writing Games
Students learn how to recognise the structure of kanji and become familiar with the concept of identifying and looking up a kanji compound by looking at its radical.
Kanji Senior_Secondary Reading
Students perform reading and writing tasks on the topic of Family & Friends. Each task has an element of information gap.
Daily_routine Senior_Secondary Reading Writing School Youth
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
Students practise constructing compositions, using 5 Steps. The process teaches students to think about the structure of their texts and plan in advance. Sample texts and questions come from HSC Online.
Greetings Senior_Secondary Writing School Youth
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 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