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Students studying in Japan report their memorable experiences. University students report their experience in learning Japanese.
High-tech Toilet(First model made in 1980's), Hanko(stamps with surnames), Plastic food samples
o-bon period is from 13th to 16th August, during which souls of ancestors come back to visit their family. People used to dance to welcome ancestors' souls, which has become an annual dance event during the summer.
Odaiba is one of the trendy spot in Tokyo. There are many things to do. Joypolis, Legoland, museums, technology centre, Channel 8 building, shopping centres and convention centres, etc. are there.
In front of Ichikawa station in Chiba which is about 15min away from Tokyo Station.
The first video clip shows how you would enter the country after landing the airport in Japan. The second video clip is very short (20 seconds) and shows two girls using a drinks machine in Japan.
Taster session for pre-university students. Sounds only available on PowerPoint.
Long form and short form of each verb group are listed to help students to learn them systematically.
Gap filling exercises using real news for intermediate to advance learners. For intermediate learners, vocabulary should be given in advance.
Introduction of basic verbs with sound. ---masu form and ---te imasu. Sound only available in PowerPoint format.
Students can identify systematic rules of verb groups by completing the list of verbs with nai form. Nai form is the key to identify verb groups.
Step by step grammar explanation for Relative Clause and follow up exercises
Speaking practice for beginners. Role play. To be used in class after introducing "--- ni ikimasu/ikimashita" sentence pattern. Can be used for writing practice.
For upper-intermediate to advanced level. Questions about TV drama. To be used by an instructor. Distribue a separate question sheet without answers to the students and show the video clip. The video clips for each episode are available on YouTube. Students of intemediate level should be given a vocabulary sheet in advance to look up the meaning of each word.
For upper-intermediate to advanced level. Questions about TV series. To be used by an instructor in class. Distribute a separate question sheet without answers to the students and show the video clip. The video clips for each episode are available on YouTube. Upper-intermediate students should be given a vocabulary sheet in advnce to look up the meaning of each word.
To be used by an instructor alongside Japanese for Busy People I in class. Suitable for optional module. Further slide presentations available upon request.