Description: Students speak in the activity.
JHS Year 1 Telephone skit. Grammar point is "Can you ~ ?" *request form
Students play a Snake & Ladders type of game while practicing present continuous form and also the past tense singular/plural forms.
This lesson teaches the students the basics of how to write two types of poetry—acrostic and persona.
Students practice the days of the week by playing Twister using their fingers.
Students guess how many objects you have in your hand or a box.
A version of Sengoku Jidai made in Powerpoint. Instead of answers starting with the same letter as the prefecture, it has questions relating to the prefecture itself.
Students play the Japanese favorite Fruit Basket game using the verb 'to be'.
Students must use their powers of deduction to guess the hidden sentence on the board.
*A twist on the classic memory game where you try to find pairs by turning over cards while forgetting what you saw 5 seconds ago...*
The aim of this worksheet is to help 1st graders practice self-introductions and understand its format structure.
This lesson should be used as a review activity AFTER the students already know how to ask and express directions.
This is an activity to practice using countable and non-countable nouns.
Students practice saying prepositional sentences and watch them come true right in front of their eyes.
Students work in pairs to answer two questions in order for their pair to retire from the game.
Shout out the imperative your blindfolded teammate is trying to draw before anyone else to gain a point for your team.
Students draw fortunes (omikuji) from different categories to determine their futures!
Like the classic game memory, but with pictures and words. Pattern practice for -er comparatives.
Students guess which items are 100 yen or antiques.
Students practice asking and answering "Which is your favorite, A or B?" (or which do you like?) and play a modified version of janken.
This is a mathematical card trick that is good for introducing numbers and mystifying your students.
To complete a weather map of Japan, students interview each other.
Students mingle and exchange character cards whilst introducing the characters to their friends. The aim is to try to find out the relationship of as many characters as possible within 8 minutes.
Students do a survey in class to see how often they help their mother around the house.
Students work at a hotel front desk giving "customers" written directions to various sites around the city using a bus route map. (Review of New Crown 2 & 3 We're Talking 1)
This game is played like you would Pictionary, except all the cards are in the form of prepositions.
In this fast-paced gesture game, students throw a Doink ball around the room acting out various adjectives.
Students act as waiters, playing janken and taking orders to see who can make the most money in this quick and easy to set up game!
Students aim to remember multiple "May/Could I ~" sentences.
A judge will decide after hearing each slip of concluding sentences which one is the funniest or most interesting.
A fun game played with a circle of students in chairs.
Students try to ask 16 other students "Would you like to..." questions.
A group game where students take turns calling out stations and giving directions while trying to win points.
Somewhere in the 1st year textbook, students have to learn how to give reactions and learn appropriate responses. This is a fun game for students to practice responses as they try to win the game.
Students practice saying various animals and colors by placing them on a giant farm.
Students try to get bingo by asking for favors/permission using 'Can you/Can I...' questions.
This is a Guess Who-style game using cards and point tokens.
Students aim to understand the grammar and form a free dialogue around various questions.
A Christmas-themed worksheet activity where students learn Christmas vocabulary and create sentences with prepositional phrases.
A tactical bingo game where bingo is bad. Students practice speaking as well as listening.
This is a board/dice game that practices the irregular and regular past tense verbs. Students make one sentence each time they land on a square.