Learn about Japanese radio exercises, commonly taught in elementary school and used throughout all levels of education, and how to incorporate these into your classroom as a way to keep your students refreshed and alert.
This lesson covers basic counting in Japanese from 1 to 100.
This lesson covers the days of the week and days of the month.
Learn how to construct a simple sentence expressing where you will and will not go as well as asking someone where they are going.
Learn the verbs: to eat; to drink; to see/watch; and to listen/hear in this lesson.
Learn some simple guidelines to help you create a delicious and visually appealing bento (Japanese lunchbox).
Dr. Karen L. Thornber of Harvard University gives an overview of Japanese literature and the environment starting with the Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves, Japan's oldest surviving poetry anthology from the 8th century, to modern day reactions to the March 11, 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and earthquake.
Resource: Personal Testimonies – President Harry Truman’s grandson and a Korean atomic bomb survivor
The video introduces striking testimonies by Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman's grandson, and Jong-Keun Lee, a Korean native residing in Japan and a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Additional support is provided by The Norinchukin Foundation, Inc., Chris A. Wachenheim, Jon T. Hutcheson, and Joshua S. Levine and Nozomi Terao.
About Japan: A Teacher’s Resource is generously funded, in part, by a three-year grant from the International Research and Studies (IRS) Program in the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education (P017A100018).