Warm up exercise – Good News wa nan desu ka

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

C2C: Year 3&4 (Unit1) – My place, Your place

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

C2C: Year 5&6 (Unit 1) – What is in a name?

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?

A POKEMON Story (Japanese Lessons)

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: Year 5&6 (Unit 2) – What is a family?

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: Year 3&4 (Unit2) – A Day at a Japanese school

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

My Syllabus and Assessment for CI & TPRS and Australian Curriculum

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

【Animation Method】An introduction to CHANGE

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

【Materials for AC】CHANGE

Lesson 1: What would change if you go to Japan? (lesson-1) Lesson 2: Let’s write your changes in Japanese! (lesson-2) Lesson 3: Let’s create a story! (lesson-3) Useful expressions (useful_expressions) I would like to share worksheet for the unit, “What … Continue reading 【Materials for AC】CHANGE

〇×クイズ(True or False cultural Quiz)with Japanese students

【What】 True or False quiz. In Japan, 〇 (maru) means true, while × (batsu) means false. 【Who】 This quiz activity is good for a big number of students to learn about cultural and social information in Japan and Australia.  For … Continue reading 〇×クイズ(True or False cultural Quiz)with Japanese students

【Materials for AC】identity

I would like to share my materials for Japanese lessons.  The main concept for the period was identity.  The target was year 4/5/6.  I arranged the contents depending on their level. Lesson 1 (Let’s start learning about identity!): PDF Lesson 2 (Identity): … Continue reading 【Materials for AC】identity

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【The Nonaka Method】The Important Method: For those students who don’t like Japanese…

New!  boku_watashi_form <<< The latest version of the form to increase students’ intrinsic motivation.  The simpler version (uploaded on 20170122) The important method for Japanese learning (for those who don’t like learning Japanse )<<< Click on the link to download the method … Continue reading 【The Nonaka Method】The Important Method: For those students who don’t like Japanese…

【The Nonaka Method】Let’s master 31 Basic Japanese verbs NOW!

1. Romaji/plain form                                                           2. Scripts/plain form 3. Romaji/masu form      … Continue reading 【The Nonaka Method】Let’s master 31 Basic Japanese verbs NOW!

【Quick Challenge Method (5)】Q&A, verbs, hiragana, etc.

Are you ready for mastering basic Japanese conversation quickly?  If you don’t have enough time to learn Japanese, but if you would like to master as fast as you can, this is the right place for you to be! This … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (5)】Q&A, verbs, hiragana, etc.

【Quick Challenge Method (4)】Self introduction

Are you ready for mastering basic Japanese conversation quickly?  This practice is focusing on self-introduction and basic conversations!  This is a very powerful method! Download the sheet.  Quick Challenge Sheet (Self introduction) Practice it with your partner over and over … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (4)】Self introduction

【Quick Challenge 1】Self introduction: flash card

: Challenge_Sheet1 <<< Click here! Click on https://quizlet.com/123378011/flashcards/embed Click on  Click on  —————————————– This material helps you master self-introduction.  First use the flashcard on your pace.  Second, click on “option”() and click on “play” button () and try to respond as quick as … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge 1】Self introduction: flash card

A Question Strategy: How to create your own discussion/questions

■Download the sheet NOW! QUESTION STRATEGY <<<< Click to download the sheet on How to create your own discussion and questions. —————————————————— Do you know how to start your discussion in your classroom or on your test paper?  If your answer is … Continue reading A Question Strategy: How to create your own discussion/questions

Basic conversations 1【The Twinkle Twinkle Method】: Text

12 Conversations  <<<Click to download the sheet. FLASH CARDS (QUIZLET) ——————— These basic conversations (1) are very powerful!  If you master those 12 conversations, you can enjoy communication in Japanese! All you need is to sing, “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”. … Continue reading Basic conversations 1【The Twinkle Twinkle Method】: Text