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    TY for Non-Beginners

    We have a number of Modules and WebQuests designed for TY students who have already studied either French, German, Italian or Spanish.

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    TY Modules for Beginners

    We have a number of modules designed for TY students who are beginning to learn either Chinese, German, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.

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    Japanese Lesson Plan: Greetings

    Use this lesson plan to teach Japanese greetings to your TY class

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    Bingo in Japanese

    Try bingo in Japanese with your class!

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    Japanese Hanami Festival Worksheet

    Use this worksheet to teach your TYs about the festival of Hanami

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    History of the Korean alphabet

    The Korean alphabet is unique. Meet the king who invented it and watch him work his linguistic magic in this chapter of the history of writing.

    On your journey, you wake up in another palace. This time you’re in Korea. The first face to greet you is that of King Sejong the Great. He tells you of centuries of struggles trying to fit Chinese characters to his Korean language. He compares it to Japanese. But he wants something cleaner, more efficient. You tell him about your alphabet, but he’s not impressed. Watch as he knocks your ideas down and invents a better writing system. Are you convinced? Could this be the greatest major moment in the history of writing?

     

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    Japanese festivals

    Use this powerpoint to help you teach your TYs about Japanese festivals

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    Japanese reading practice: Moomin’s diary

    This reading comprehension is useful to practice daily routine vocabulary

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    Likes and dislikes in Japanese: food

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    Japanese reading comprehension: travel

    This reading comprehension is useful for teaching travel vocabulary

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    Japanese writing practice: my town

    This resource will help your students to write an essay on the topic “my town”

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    Going to the Doctor in Japanese

    Use this powerpoint to teach injury and sickness vocabulary

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    Asking permission in Japanese

    Use this powerpoint to teach the te form structure of asking permission

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    Giving advice in Japanese

    Use this powerpoint to teach the ta form structure for giving advice

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    Talking about past experiences in Japanese

    Use this worksheet to practice the ta form structure of discussing past experiences

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