Today’s technology greatly helps us learn foreign languages in many interactive ways! Particularly for classroom settings, many teachers have started using online activities including kahoot, Quizlet Live, Quizizz, etc. Kahoot (https://kahoot.com/) gives learners opportunities for multiple choice quiz, jumbling quiz. … Continue reading Online Interactive Class Activities!
Links Australian Curriculum (http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/) C2C Download Resources/materials (https://det-school.eq.edu.au/schools/downloads/index.php ACARA (http://www.acara.edu.au/) Documents 1: Australian Curriculum Australian Curriculum: Achievement Standard CHECKLIST (Australian-curriculum-achievement-standard-checklist) Planner (Australian Curricu,um planner 1 Macro level) Documents 2: C2C Prep to Year 2 Band Plan (JAP_YP-02Band_BandPlan) Year 3 & … Continue reading Australian Curriculum: C2C, Links, Documents, etc.
Warm Up Exercise ideas Who is it? What is it? Where is it? This Question and Answer Exercise is suitable for very beginners. My prep school students (3, 4 years old) enjoyed this exercise. First, show them this video and … Continue reading Warm up exercise – Good News wa nan desu ka
Comprehensible Input (My place, Your place) Reading Material (L1_Reading_This_is_a_pen) Quizlet 1: Input (https://quizlet.com/_30o1pg) Quizlet 2: Output (1) Fill in the gap (https://quizlet.com/_33c51d) Quizlet 3: Output (2) Jumbling (https://quizlet.com/_377dfn) Quizlet 4: Output (3) Say it in Japanese (https://quizlet.com/_377dvz) Continue reading C2C: Year 3&4 (Unit1) – My place, Your place
Comprehensible Input (Sentence Structure) (PPP_What’s in my name) Reading Material (L4_Reading_Why did they choose my name) Assignment (ASSIGNMENT T1 WHAT IS IN MY NAME) Quizlet 1: Input (https://quizlet.com/_30vz5q) Quizlet 2: Output (1) fill in the gap (https://quizlet.com/_33c2aw) Quizlet 3: Output … Continue reading C2C: Year 5&6 (Unit 1) – What is in a name?
Lesson 1 Comprehensible Input: Words & Sentence Structure (7. Why do they dislike me) Reading (7. Why do they dislike me) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_3e19n4) Kahoot! (https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/6a3e0b34-d4ec-4b91-bb10-a74484d7ba71) Lesson 2 Comprehensible Input: Words & Sentence Structure (8. NARUTO STORY 2) Reading … Continue reading Japanese Lessons: A NARUTO STORY
Lesson 1 (1. Boku wa Pikachuu desu) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_33cudg) Lesson 2 (2. Where is my pokeball) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_33w5zi) Lesson 3 (3. I love energy juice!) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_372bai) Lesson 4 (4. We are Totoro & Pikachu PPP) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_385ep6) Lesson 5 (5. I … Continue reading A POKEMON Story (Japanese Lessons)
C2C Planning (Specialists Planning Template 2 2017) Comprehensible Input (1): Sentence Structure Practice sheet & tests (WHAT IS A FAMILY) Comprehensible Input (2): Reading materials (READING Watashi no kazoku wa doko desu ka) Assignment (ASSIGNMENT_T2_Year5_6) Quizlet (https://quizlet.com/_3bt9u2): Flashcards, matching game, … Continue reading C2C: Year 5&6 (Unit 2) – What is a family?
C2C Planning (Specialists Planning Template 2 2017) Comprehensible Input (1): Sentence Structure Practice & tests (PPP_A day in a Japanese school) Comprehensible Input (2): Reading Materials (READING I am sorry2) Quizlet 1 (Input): (https://quizlet.com/_3bw69g) Assignment (ASSIGNMENT_T2_Year3_4) Continue reading C2C: Year 3&4 (Unit2) – A Day at a Japanese school
What is in my lunch box (Sentence Structure: PDF) Specialists Planning Template 2 2017 (C2C planning) Continue reading C2C: P to 2 (Unit6) – What’s in my lunch box?
Prep to Year 2 Band Plan (JAP_YP-02Band_BandPlan) Year 3 & 4 Year 4 Unit plan (Year 4 Plan Cluster Meeting) Year 3 & 4 Band Plan (JAP_Y03-04Band_BandPlan) Year 5 & 6 Year 5&6 Unit plan (Year 5 Unit Sequence Overview) Year 6 … Continue reading C2C Unit Planning (by Kedron cluster team)
Japanese schools are different in many aspects. For example, they have free dress day everyday. They have to go to school on Saturday as well. School cooks their lunch. They eat lunch in their classroom once a day. They … Continue reading How are Japanese schools different?
Do you think family is connected each other through their blood? It sounds like OK. But husband and wife do not have any biological connection in terms of blood. They used to be strangers each other. Therefore blood might not … Continue reading What is a family?
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Year 2017 Overview (Prep to Year 6) Geebung State School (gss-year-overview-2017) Hamilton State School (hss-year-overview-2017) Virginia State School (vss-year-overview-2017) Term 1 (2017) Syllabus (Prep to Year 6) specialists-planning-template-2017 Assessment Term 1 (Year 3&4): (jap_y03-04band_u1_assessment) Term 1 (Year 5 & 6): … Continue reading My Syllabus and Assessment for CI & TPRS and Australian Curriculum
Feel free to download and use my materials below for your learning and teachings. Wall signs Basic Verb List for a wall sign(basic-verbs) Essential classroom expressions for a wall sign or data projector (essencial_classroom) Essential pronouns for a wall sign … Continue reading My materials for CI & TPRS
Visit http://nonakajapan.teachable.com/ NOW Do you want to learn how to make origami but you don’t know how to make it? Do you want to learn how to make origami but you are too busy to go to a course? Do … Continue reading 7 Day Free Online Origami Master Course!
Online Japanese course has started! The first course is 7 Day Basic Origami Master Course! http://nonakajapan.teachable.com/ You will learn: Dog face Cat Face Airplane Ninja star Camera Dragon puppet Paper Crane (bonus!) And you can download origami as well if you … Continue reading Online Course has started!
PPAP can enhance learners’ creativity and connection with lots of laughter. Creativity can be defined in many ways. But one of the definitions of creativity would be connecting two unexpected things to bring something new. PPAP can enhance to do so. … Continue reading PPAP for fun in Japanese activies
Teachers: Please show this video clip to your students over and over again. And you could check their understanding after the video. You could ask them to translate or ask students to draw a map including those kanji! Students: Please … Continue reading 【Animation Method】Kanji (4)東、西、南、北
This video can help learners learn the 4 kanjis, 上（up/above）、下（down/below）、左（left）、右（right）without using English. Continue reading 【Animation Method】KANJI(3): 上、下、左、右
This video clip shows you Japanese basic conversations. My recommendation is to be shadowing (trying to say each sentence at the same time as I say) with watching the video first. Second, close your eyes to be shadowing again only … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (4)】Nani o tabemasu ka?
This video can help learners learn the 4 kanjis, 大（big）、小（small）、白（white）、黒（black）without using English. The current researches show that learners acquire their second language using general cognitive skills including finding out a pattern. This video clip uses dualistic kanji pairs with related … Continue reading 【Animation Method】KANJI (2)大、小、白、黒
This is a video for the beginners who have never learned kanji before. All instructions are spoken in Japanese but the video shows kanji symbols and picture as well so that learners can easily guess what it is talking about. … Continue reading 【Animation Method】KANJI (1)火、川、口、人、山
Australian-curriculum-achievement-standard-check-list <<< Click to download I made a checklist on Achievement Standard from Prep to Year 6 so that you can clearly see what students need to achieve and by when they need to achieve each level. The list can tell … Continue reading Australian Curriculum: A Checklist for Prep to Year 6
A song of Sentence Structure (Music & Song from “Yonde Kaite”) 7 Days on Getsu-youbi (Monday) Ni Ka-youbi (Tuesday) Ni Sui-youbi (Wednesday) Ni Moku-youbi (Thursday) Ni Kin-youbi (Friday) Ni Do-youbi (Saturday) Ni Nichi-youbi (Sunday) ni Topic wa noun particle verb … Continue reading 【Animation Method】A Song of the Basic Sentence Structure
Australian Curriculum asks us to set up the main concept to deepen learning languages and culture. “Change” is one of the important concepts for intercultural understandings. Students are expected to encounter the unknown by meeting with people who have a … Continue reading 【Animation Method】An introduction to CHANGE