Students practice verbal expressions for daily activities and create a wheel showing the times and activities they do in a day.
Daily_routine Games Grammar Time Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students participate in a game show (like the old show “Family Feud”) where they guess how people responded to a survey.
Family Games Grammar Role_play Skits Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Students circulate around the class asking questions of each other to find people who fit the description on the sheet. When found, students sign on the appropriate line.
Daily_routine Differentiated_learning Grammar Verbs Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_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 work in groups of four to write a script and role play a difficult situation involving some bad tasting tea! Julie doesn’t wish to offend her Japanese hosts so she distracts them with questions about their house.
Differentiated_learning Family Grammar Role_play Skits Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students ask a series of questions to try to work out which souvenir another student is holding. If they guess correctly they win the souvenir.
Describing Games Grammar Group_work Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking Differentiated_learning
Students complete an information gap task while they practise grammar involving how places seem/appear. The topic is major Japanese cities’ special attractions.
Games Grammar Traditions Travel Senior_Secondary Reading Speaking
Students practise making sentences with relative clauses. The categories are Animals, Subjects and Places. The students must match the word card with the description provided. Each description contains sentences with relative clauses.
Games Grammar Senior_Secondary Listening Speaking
Students circulate around the classroom trying to find the person who has the other half of the sentence which matches their half. Each sentence is joined with the conjunction から.
Games Grammar Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Speaking
Using sightseeing spots around Tokyo as the subject matter, students create complex descriptive sentences.
Grammar Travel Senior_Secondary Reading Speaking