Warm up exercise – Good News wa nan desu ka

WARM UP EXERCISE IDEAS CONVERSATIONS 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 … Continue reading Warm up exercise – Good News wa nan desu ka

【Quick Challenge Method (4)】Nani o tabemasu ka?

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?

【Quick Challenge Method (3)】Kore/Sore/Are wa nan desu ka?

Let’s master これ(Kore), それ(Sore), あれ(Are) now! First, please watch the video above without any hints. Second, please watch again and check the following sentences and guess what it is.  If it is too hard to guess, check this online dictionary Jisho.org). A:それ(Sore) wa nan desu ka? B:これ(Kore) wa pai desu. A:それ(Sore) wa nan desu ka? B:これ(Kore) wa sushi desu. A:あれ(Are) wa nan desu ka? B:あれ(Are) wa piza desu. Third, speak those sentences at the same time with the video (Shadowing). Fourth, find your partner and ask each other many questions pointing out whatever and wherever you want. Don’t forget to clap your hands!  Rhythm is a key! … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (3)】Kore/Sore/Are wa nan desu ka?

【Quick Challenge Method (2)】Dare / Doko / itsu / nan desu ka?

Let’s master “Dare” “Doko” “Itsu” and “Nan(i)” now! First, please watch the video above without any hints. Second, please watch again and check the following sentences and guess what it is.  If it is too hard to guess, check this online dictionary Jisho.org). A:Dare desu ka? B:Mr Bean desu. A:Itsu desu ka? B:5 gatsu  desu. A:Doko desu ka? B:Toire desu. A: Nan desu ka? B: Toiret paper desu. Third, speak those sentences at the same time with the video (Shadowing). Fourth, find your partner and ask each other as many questions as possible.  But you can say whoever and whatever and whenever you want to … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (2)】Dare / Doko / itsu / nan desu ka?

【Quick Challenge Method (1)】Da-re desu ka? Nan desu ka?

Let’s master “Dare” and “Nan(i)” now! First, please watch the video above without any hints. Second, please watch again and check the following sentences and guess what it is.  If it is too hard to guess, check this online dictionary Jisho.org). A:Dare desu ka? B:Mr Bean desu. A:Dare desu ka? B:Ariana Grande desu. A:Dare desu ka? B:Austin Powers desu. A: Nan desu ka? B: Sushi desu. A: Nan desu ka? B: Piza desu. A: Nan desu ka? B: Choco desu. Third, speak those sentences at the same time with the video (Shadowing). Fourth, find your partner and ask each other as … Continue reading 【Quick Challenge Method (1)】Da-re desu ka? Nan desu ka?

【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.