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.
ICT_IWB Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Reading Writing
Students make a digital photo presentation using software such as ‘Photo Story' and ‘iPhoto' as a starter project for making videos. This will enable students to gain skills in making an audiovisual presentation, making it easier to create good videos later.
ICT_IWB Family School Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
Students use their higher-order thinking skills and creativity to devise scenarios, student roles, props, lighting, editing techniques for a video project of their choice.
ICT_IWB Movie Skits Primary Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Speaking Writing
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 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 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 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 will practise numbers as they discuss the percentage of water in plants and animals. They will then brainstorm verbs relating to water use and discuss Australia’s and Japan’s use of water.
Environment Integrated_curriculum Numbers Verbs Junior_Secondary Senior_Secondary Listening Reading Writing