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 create their own school virtual school along with their dream rules.
Students ask each other "Can you..." questions until they find their pair.
Students practice asking and answering questions using the 5Ws and H question words.
A find your partner game where students use slips of paper to complete a relative sentence.
Students create hilarious stories by filling in missing verbs, adjectives and nouns based upon the classic stories of Cinderella and Momotaro, the Japanese version of Disney
Review the order of the alphabet with a simple but challenging activity.
This activity has two parts: 1.) Students aim to remember a series of sentences, 2.) Students use the grammar and a constructed picture to describe a holiday scene to their class.
Students review first year grammar points by playing Janken and finding their horoscopes.
This activity is a high stakes card game that gets kids using infinitives.
Students practice using present progressive sentences and reviewing
Students guess the seasonal foods of Japan using passive voice.
A card game where students janken and win cards from their opponents.
Match the cards with the 'Why' question to the 'Because' answer, followed by a short interview game.
Students practice listening to present perfect sentences while playing bingo according to questions the ALT/JTE ask.
Students choose between various popular characters to slowly whittle down which is the most popular.
Students practice the phrases "Where do you want to go?" and "I want to go to ~" in an exciting dice rolling game.
Students play a board game to practice telling each other about their ailments and giving each other advice.
Students play an adapted version of the popular drinking game (a point that should NOT be made in class).
Students write a description of a superhero and then try to draw their friend’s superhero.
A silhouette quiz with the entire class followed by a similar quiz done in pairs.