In Japan, Junior High School consists of 3 grades. Students are usually between 12 and 15 years old. English is a full, required subject and consists of speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice. Much of the curriculum is designed around the grammar points and vocabulary used for school entrance exams.
Students listen to their partner’s instructions and attempt to draw a replica of a bedroom.
A fast-paced game where teams race to be the first to do the instructions correctly.
Students listen to a description of a park scene and they must draw it.
Using teamwork, students search for pictures around the room and describe it to their team members.
A student sits at the front of the classroom and answers questions. Other students try to guess their answers.
Students use the names of Japanese prefectures to work on their spelling and vocabulary.
This a simple guessing game that has students playing the role of a patient who kind of has an idea of what sickness they have, and the doctor is trying to guess whether or not they are lying.
Student engage in a fun conversational activity that practices an easy phone conversation.
Just like the Sequence board game, teams battle to line up four cards in a row to win.
Students learn how to describe their symptoms by playing Janken games.
Students talk to each other, trying to match the sentence fragments on their cards.
Students identify which sentences describe American or Japanese schools.
Students move to the left or right side of the classroom depending on what they can or cannot do.
Students try to guess their partner’s drawing then write their answer on their worksheet.
Students ask five questions and guess the secret identity of their group members.
This is a simple card game that uses the polite request form and its answers. It is an extremely simple game for the students to pick up and start playing quickly.
Based on New Horizon's Speaking Plus 2 (grade1), students create their own dialogue using the Crazy Bus map and worksheet.
An ice-breaking bingo game for 1st year JHS students that practices the 'do' helping verb.
This worksheet contains three practice activities for the gerunds.
A game to get the students to practice the four parts of learning (reading, writing, talking and listening) while trying to find out who kidnapped Miki Ando.