April 24, 2017
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Foundation T2 Japanese

Students will develop their Japanese language by learning to count to ten, say greetings and the names for colours via songs. They will also learn to recognise and write the kanji symbols for numbers one to ten. Japanese folk tales and festivals will also be explored.

Numbers

一1 ( e che)                                                 六(roku)

二2 (knee)                                               七7 (nar nar/she che)

三3 (sun)                                                    八8 (ha che)

四4 (she/yon)                                            九9 (q)

五5 (gor)                                                    十10 (jew)

Greetings

おはよう O hi yo – good morning

こんにちは Kon knee che wa – hello/good afternoon

こんばんは Kon ban wa – good evening

さようなら Sai yor na ra – goodbye

またあした Mar tar arsh ta – till tomorrow

Colours

Aka あか– red                                            Kiiro きいろ– yellow

Ao あお– blue                                            Murasaki むらさき– Purple

Orenji オレンジ– Orange                        Kuro くろ– black

Pinku ピンク– Pink                                  Shiro しろ– white

Midori みどり– green                              Chairo ちゃいろ– brown

April 24, 2017
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Grade 12 T2 Japanese

For the first few weeks of Term 2, students will learn to ask questions and describe themselves in terms of age and suburb. Later in the term Grade 1/2 students will also be learning more about classroom instructions by responding to and giving commands in Japanese.

Age

なんさいですか。- How old are you? (narn sai des car?)

____さいです。- I am __ years old (____sai des)

六さいです。- I am 6 years old (ro ku sai des)

七さいです。- I am 7 years old (nar nar saides)

八さいです。- I am 8 years old (hass sai des)

Suburb

どくにすんでいますか。- Where do you live? (dor kor knee sun day e mas car?)

__にすんでいます。- I live in ___ (___ knee sun day e mas)

 

Classroom Instructions

ください – kudasai (please) – this is added after the command

みって- mitte (look)

きって- kitte (listen)

よんで – yonde (read)

いって- itte (speak)

すっわて- suwatte (sit)

たって- tatte (stand up)

やめて – yamete (stop)

かいて- kaite (write)

てをあげて – te o agete (hands up)

ドアをあけて – doa o akete (open the door)

ドアをしめて– doa o shimete (close the door)

しずかにして – shizukani shite (be quiet)

April 24, 2017
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Grade 34 T2 Japanese

This term students will be learning more about Japanese cultural icons and fashion. They will learning to say what they wear and becoming more familiar with hiragana by learning to sound out and write the correct stroke order for various lines.

Japanese Fashion

ジャケット jaketto Jacket
コート ko-to Coat
 

ワンピース

wanpi-su One-piece Dress
ショーツ sho-tsu Shorts
スカート suka-to Skirt
 

ジーンズ

ji-nzu Jeans
シャツ shatsu Shirt
T-シャツ T-shatsu T-shirt
セーター se-ta- Sweater
ぼうし boushi Hat / Cap
ネクタイ nekutai Necktie
ベルト beruto Belt
くつ kutsu Shoes
ブーツ bu-tsu Boots
くつした kutsushita Socks
スニーカー suni-ka- Sneakers
スリッパ surippa Slippers

 

__をきます。I wear ___ (__o ki mas)

 

Hiragana Characters

‘A’ Line          あ、い、う、え、お

‘KA’ Line        か、き、く、け、こ

‘SA’ Line        さ、し、す、せ、そ

‘TA’ Line        た、ち、つ、て、と

April 24, 2017
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Grade 56 T2 Japanese

This term students will be revisiting and extending their script knowledge by learning to sound out and write the correct stroke order for the hiragana alphabet. Grade 56 students will also develop a better understanding of Japan’s cities and their location in the World.  

Main Islands

ほっかいど – Hokkaido                                             しこく- Shikoku

ほんしゅう – Honshu                                                きゅうしゅう- Kyushu

Japanese Cities

とうきょう – Tokyo                                                    せんだい – Sendai

よこはま – Yokohama                                                 なら – Nara

おさか – Osaka                                                              なごや – Nagoya

きょうと – Kyoto                                                          さっぽろ- Sapporo

ひろしま – Hiroshima                                                 ながさき – Nagasaki

 

Hiragana Characters

‘A’ Line             あ、い、う、え、お

‘KA’ Line          か、き、く、け、こ

‘SA’ Line          さ、し、す、せ、そ

‘TA’ Line          た、ち、つ、て、と

‘NA’ Line          な、に、ぬ、ね、の

‘HA’ Line          は、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ

‘MA’ Line         ま、み、む、め、も

‘YA’ Line          や、ゆ、よ

‘RA’ Line          ら、り、る、れ、ろ

‘WA’ Line         わ、を、ん

February 15, 2017
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Grade 56 Term 1 Japanese

This term the Grade 56 students will be focusing on developing their speaking skills through the food topic where they will be able to make role plays and further their vocabulary with grammar patterns. The hiragana for foods will also be explored.

Foods

たべもの – tar bear mono (food)                          のみもの – no me mono (drinks)

ごはん – gor harn (rice/meal)                                わさび – wa sar bee (wasabi)

すし – sue she (sushi)                                               さしみ – sa she me (raw fish)

くだもの – kudar mono (fruit)                                やさい – yasai (vegetables)

たまご – tar mar go (eggs)                                       さかな – sa car nar (fish)

とりにく- toe ree knee kur (chicken)                     うどん – u dorn (noodles)

Likes/Patterns

____をたべます。- or tar bear mas. ( I eat _)

____をたべません。- or tar bear mar sen. ( I don’t eat __)

__をのみます。- or no me mas. ( I drink _)

__をのみません。- or no me mar sen. ( I don’t drink __)

____がすきですか。 – ga ski des car (do you like ____?)

____がすきです。 – ga ski des (I like)

____がだいすきです。- ga die ski des (I love)

____がすきじゅないです。 – ga ski jya nai des (I don’t like)

February 15, 2017
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Grade 34 Term 1 Japanese

This term students will be developing their understanding of the Japanese school system and some of the differences between the two school systems. Japanese school subjects and their vocabulary will also be introduced.

School Subjects – かもく- car mor ku

にほんご – knee hon go (Japanese)

えいご – air gor (English)

すうがく- sue ga ku (Maths)

たいいく- tai e ku (Sport)

おんがく- on ga ku (Music)

びじゅつ – bee jew tsu (Art)

かがく- car gar ku (Science)

どなかもくをべんきょうしていますか。- dor na car mor ku or ben kyo she tear e mas car?

(Which subjects are you studying?)

どなかもくがすきですか。– dor na car mor ku gar ski des car? (Which subjects do you like?)

February 13, 2017
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Grade 12 Japanese Term 1

During Term One students will be revisiting numbers and their patterns. Students will then learn the Japanese vocabulary for family members and various grammar patterns.

Kanji Numbers

1一 ( e che)                                                         11十一 (jew e che)       

2 二 (knee)                                                         12十二 (jew knee)

3三 (sun)                                                            13十三 (jew sun)

4四 (she/yon)                                                    14 十四 (jew she)

5五 (gor)                                                             15 十五 (jew gor)

6六 (roku)                                                          16十六 (jew roku)

7七 (nar nar/she che)                                      17 十七 (jew nar nar)

8八 (ha che)                                                      18 十八 (jew ha che)

9九 (q)                                                                19十九 (jew q)

10 十 (jew)                                                         20 二十 (knee jew) – 2 lots of ten

Family Members

おかあさん – mother (or car sun)

おとうさん – father (or tor sun)

おばあさん – grandmother (or bar sun)

おじいさん – grandfather (or gee sun)

おにいさん – older brother (or knee sun)

おねえさん – older sister (or ner sun)

おとうと – younger brother (or tor tor)

いもうと – younger sister (e mor tor)

だれですか。- Who’s that? (dar rer des car?)

何人ですか。- How many people? (nun kneen des car?)

February 13, 2017
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Foundation Term 1 Japanese

Foundation students will be introduced to some basic Japanese language and songs this term as well as bettering their cultural understanding of Japan.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes

Head, shoulders, knees and toes in Japanese uses the same tune as the English version.

Head, shoulders, knees and toes (r tar mar, kar tar, he zar, r she)

Eyes and ears and mouth and nose (mer tor mimi tor ku che tor ha nar)

r tar mar, kar tar, he zar, r she.

r tar mar, kar tar, he zar, r she.

mer tor mimi tor ku che tor ha nar.

r tar mar, kar tar, he zar, r she.

Kanji numbers

The shape of Kanji numbers will be introduced this term whereas their sounds will be taught in Term Two.

Numbers

一 1                                                                           六 6

二 2                                                                       七 7

三 3                                                                           八 8

四 4                                                                           九 9

五 5                                                                           十 10 

October 4, 2016
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Grade 56 Japanese Term 4

This term Grade 56s will learn to describe cities, places and things by learning the Japanese vocabulary for adjectives and better understanding the construction of these sentences. Students will also use Hiragana Characters more by translating written words and phrases and creating their own sentences using suitable word order.

Hiragana Lines To Focus On

‘NA’ Line       な、に、ぬ、ね、の – na, ni, nu, ne, no

‘HA’ Line       は、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ – ha, hi, fu, he, ho

‘MA’ Line       ま、み、む、め、も – ma, mi, mu, me, mo

‘YA’ Line       や、ゆ、よ – ya,yu,yo

‘RA’ Line        ら、り、る、れ、ろ – ra, ri, ru, re, ro

‘WA’ Line       わ、を、ん – wa, o, n

 

Adjectives

たのしい – tanoshi (fun)

やさい – yasai (easy/relaxed)

かわいい – kawaii (cute)

こわい – kowai (scary)

へん – hen (strange)

おおきい – ookii (big)

ちさい – chisai (small)

あつい – atsui (hot)

さむい – samui (cold)

 

Thing は adjective です。(Thing wa adjective desu.)

ねずみちさいです。Mice are small.

とうきょうおおきいです。Tokyo is big.

October 4, 2016
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Grade 34 Japanese Term 4

This term Grade 34 students will be developing their understanding of the Hiragana writing script by learning the systematic order of lines a-ho and to read and write these characters neatly. Students will also become more familiar with Japanese technology by learning brands and showcasing their learning through projects and other presentations.

Hiragana Characters – focus this term

* A Koala Sleeps Though Nearby His Mother Yells Really Wildly (Helps to remember the line order)

‘A’ Line             あ、い、う、え、お – a, i, u, e, o

‘KA’ Line          か、き、く、け、こ – ka, ki, ku, ke, ko

‘SA’ Line          さ、し、す、せ、そ – sa, shi, su, se, so

‘TA’ Line          た、ち、つ、て、と – ta, chi, tsu, te, to

‘NA’ Line          な、に、ぬ、ね、の – na, ni, nu, ne, no

‘HA’ Line          は、ひ、ふ、へ、ほ – ha, hi, fu, he, ho

Remaining Lines

‘MA’ Line         ま、み、む、め、も – ma, mi, mu, me, mo

‘YA’ Line          や、ゆ、よ – ya,yu,yo

‘RA’ Line          ら、り、る、れ、ろ – ra, ri, ru, re, ro

‘WA’ Line         わ、を、ん – wa, o, n

 

Japanese Brands

とよた – Toyota

ほんだ – Honda

みつびし – Mitsubishi

にっさん – Nikon

すずき- Suzuki

としば – Toshiba

かんおん – Canon

にんてんど – Nintendo

にこん – Nikon

やまは- Yamaha

ふじつ – Fujitsu

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