Description:Students will do simple self-introductions using their name, nationality, and year in school.They will practice introducing themselves and others. Proficiency Level: Novice LowNCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do StatementsI can introduce myself with:My nameMy nationalityMy year in schoolI can identify:Where other people are fromWhat other people’s majors areWhat year in school somebody is inStudents Can Identify and read Hiragana
Description:Students will review basic introductory phrases. The students will then take turns introducing themselves to their classmates, discussing their names, years in school, majors, and nationalities. They will review all of the information they learned with a challenge round at the end.Proficiency Level: Novice LowNCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can ask and respond to questions about myself, such as my name, my major, where I’m from, etc.I can politely introduce someone else with their information.
In this activity, students will practice talking about the prices of various objects that can be found at various stores. Students will also talk about the location of these items.
Description:The students will have a selection of bingo rounds to practice katakana with. Start with bingo 1 to practice the basic characters and prepare the students for a more difficult game. Then go to bingo 2 which will be a more exciting game where students will practice full katakana words. If time permits, you can continue into a third round and circle different items.Proficiency LevelNovice LowNCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can recognize individual katakana.I can understand loan words written in katakana.
Description:In this activity, students will practice talking about their likes and dislikes. They will also practice asking each other about what they enjoy. Students will also describe what they do on a daily basis. Proficiency LevelNovice LowNCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can ask and answer questions related to my daily life.I can ask and answer questions about my likes and dislikes.
In this lab, students will share their daily/weekly schedule with each other in groups. Then, they will have to make schedules for each other and share them with the group. Students will practice talking about time and location of their daily activities.
In this lab, students will share their daily/weekly schedules in groups. Then, they will have to make schedules for each other and share them with the group. Students will practice talking about the time and location of their daily activities.
In this lab, students will learn the rules of conversation labs at Boise State’s World Languages Resource Center (WLRC). They will then play an icebreaker game to introduce themselves to the rest of the lab. This game will cover things like their name and age, what they did over winter break, and what they often do on certain days. NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can introduce myself with my name and other relevant information. I can understand questions about myself and give one-word answers.I can give one-word answers to questions about my surroundings.
In this lab, students will use a word bank on the whiteboard to describe people, places, and things in the presentation slides. Students will first be asked to provide adjectives for color, positive adjectives, and negative adjectives. Students will then flip two coins to determine the sentence they will construct.NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can use simple descriptions to describe people, places, and things.I can say whether an object is fast or slow, clean or dirty, etc.I can say whether an object is NOT fast or slow, clean or dirty, etc.
In this lab, students will practice connecting sentences with te-form by describing a handful of pictures. Pairs of students will then conduct a mock tour, with one student acting as a tour guide and the other acting like a famous historical figure. Once the tour guide has learned enough about the “famous person,” the students will then schedule a tour together, keeping in mind the information gathered from the interview. NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can schedule a day’s worth of activities for another person.I can ask about someone’s preferences, including their likes and dislikes.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can identify and describe free-time activities. 私は色々なアクティビティについて説明できます。I can identify and describe everyday items.私は日用品について説明できます。
Students will survey each other to find out what they like and dislike. Students will read, ask, and answer questions, then compare and contrast their likes and dislikes with the other students. Finally, students will report their findings as a group.NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can compare and contrast the qualities of places, activities, etc.私は場所やアクティビティなどを比較できます。I can ask and answer questions about my and my classmates' hobbies and interests.私は趣味と興味があることについて聞いたり答えたりできます。
Students will discuss and contrast the American and Japanese department stores. First, students will be asked to name American department stores and the items they sell. Then, students will be introduced to Japanese department stores through pictures and a website. Afterward, students will then role-play a shopping experience at a Japanese department store as they look for items specific to their scenario.NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can understand the difference between department stores in the United States and Japan.私はアメリカと日本のデパートの違いを理解できます。I can select items that correspond with everyday scenarios such as going on a date, preparing for school, etc.私は色々なシナリオによっていいアイテムを選べます。
Students will be introduced to Japanese currency via pictures and asked to say how much each is in Japanese. Then students will take part in an auction. Each student will receive at least one item that they will need to describe to the group. The rest of the group will then bid on the item using the fake money they have.NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can ask and understand how much something costs.私はいくらかわかります。I can describe a variety of objects.私は色々な物を説明できます。I can purchase and sell an object. 私は買いたり、売りたりできます。
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I understand the significance of 花見 (はなみ) in Japan and what activities people do during this time.I can identify the correct counter to use for a small variety of items. I can discuss what happened at an event and how well/poorly it went.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do statements: I can ask and answer questions about: What I did during spring breakWhat I normally do during breaks/my free timeWhat my ideal break would look likeI can tell a story that happened during a break.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can understand the differences between the services of restaurants in Japan and America.I can understand the interactions at a Japanese restaurant.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can order food for myself and others at a restaurant.I can use a 販売機 at a restaurant or cafeteria.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can accept or reject an invitation.I can invite and make plans with someone (such as the store, the movie theatre, a concert, a restaurant).I can exchange information about different events and discuss what happened at the event.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:I can use descriptive language to explain a certain verb, noun, etc.I can use descriptive language to describe people.