Have you cut out your flashcards yet? Do that! Then watch one or two of my gojuon videos (posted on other days.)
Want to have some fun in Japanese today?
Here's the pokemon site. You can use your katakana chart to find the mini games. ミニゲーム or go to Pokemon Trainer School.
Learn Japanese in anime and manga
Erin's Challenge: I can speak Japanese- great site with videos, games, scripts and manga of the vocabulary.
Jpod101.com will let you try the site for free for a week. You can watch and subscribe to their videos for free here.
You can also practice hiragana and katakana to get ahead.
Practice all 46 simple hiragana here.[from Genki self-study room] Hiragana Listening Practice
Listen to the sound and identify the Hiranaga. [from Genki self-study room]
Today we practiced
Saisho wa gu, janken pon. (tie- aiko desho!) and if you lose you must try to not look when your friend says, "acchi muite hoi!"
We also got our hiragana cards! HW: Cut out those cards!
Gojuon: The Musical!
Assignment: In your group, find a way to present the sounds of kana musically. Here are some samples but please be creative on your own. I love costumes, props and instru
It's 5 am and I'm finally getting to yesterday's blog. As I've said in class, I'll keep it up daily if i can but some days are filled with meetings!
It's kinyobi (Friday!)
Yesterday Rumiko sensei came. Everyone's got their name now. We learned KANJI! We can now write 1-99 in kanji!
HW: We got our textbooks. Although one says "workbook" we are using it as a textbook. Do not write in it! The homework was to take both home (do not carry around!) and use in your house at night to study. We will write the answers to any homework in our composition books.
Try to use Quizlet everyday!
Let's say OMEDETO! to our period 3 Rep, Brennan san. We will have a janken for our alternate as it was a tie.
HW: Raion san said, "We don't know big numbers yet!" He's right but we can TRY to say them or we can learn the bigger numbers by watching this video.
There is a photobooth. Get your picture taken.
Football game prices: scroll down for prices
Non student without a parent $10
Today Rumiko sensei (a real calligraphy teacher!) came to class. She will join us Tu/Th to help us with our penmanship.
All but 10 students learned to write their names in Japanese. The HW for tonight (except for those 10) is to write your name FIVE TIMES in katakana.
If you didn't get your name but want to get ahead my MAIN page has a link called "REFERENCE" where you can look up your own name (or you can wait until tomorrow... to be continued!)
Read my blog! Watch the videos below.
Today the WHOLE CLASS introduced themselves to the WHOLE CLASS (YOKU DEKIMASHITA!)
We went over vocabulary (pink sheet) and practiced numbers and sounds of the kana (in preparation for kana: the musical on Friday!)
Send an email today (last chance)
Sign up for Quizlet (last chance)
and USE QUIZLET tonight to practice.
rondon bashi (different version)
Today we practiced numbers 1-99! We reviewed introductions and we practiced the sounds of kana. This weekend we are going to memorize
Today we tried to introduce ourselves to 39 classmates in two minutes. How many new friends did you meet?
We learned the four writing systems for Japanese.
We also practiced the sounds of the kana (hiragana and katakana.)
Shukudai wa (HW!) is to memorize the first 25 sounds. A-No.
Kore wa tsunami desu. Kore wa kimono desu.
Today we practiced with our flashcards. Be sure to do your homework and go to Tutorial to make up credit if you didn't cut out your flashcards.
We "flashed" our partners. We learned that some writing in Japanese is called, "hiragana" and some is called "katakana." We are going to sing a song tomorrow.