| What kinds of activities do you include in your online Japanese classes?
In the beginner 1 class, you will
learn a sentence patterns .By
practising and repeating dialogue, you
will acquire new vocabulary and
phrases naturally. Since
slides for the lesson have romanised
letters and English translations as
well as Japanese, you can have the
lesson without any worry.
In the beginner 2
class, you will practice a sentence
pattern to accomplish an authentic
task. For example, when you implement
a task such as “making a plan of a
birthday party with friends,” which
sentence patterns, vocabularies and
phrases would you need to use? The
object of the lesson is to be able to
perform this kind of specific task
only in Japanese. I will provide the
lessons that can help you learn to
express, in Japanese, whatever you can
say in your native language and ease
frustrations often felt by students.
low-intermediate class, you will learn
not just sentence patterns but also
how to use speech styles. It is
important to learn how to shift the
speech styles depending on the
situation for natural communication.
It could be that, even though you
studied most of the basic sentence
patterns, you can’t understand
Japanese dramas because of the speech
styles. Let’s study the speech styles
as well as sentence
Please share your thoughts on teaching and learning Japanese.
importance on natural interaction in
class. Before the lesson, I
sometimes ask you about yourself.
During the lesson, we have time to
speak using the sentence pattern we
learn on the day. You will acquire
better Japanese effectively through