In this term, PLC students are learning to count up to 10 and also read 1-10 in Japanese writing. Students also leant how to say their age in Japanese.
They all excited to turn Roku Sai (6 years old) and Nana sai (7 years old).
SLC students have been exploring the topic of nature in Term 4. Students have learned five nature terms in kanji characters. Kanji characters and calligraphy were introduced by Chinese people in the old days. Students practiced making shapes of kanji characters using playdough and Japanese calligraphy pen called Fudepen.
The topic CLC students are learning is Transport. Students have learnt eight transport terms in Japanese with memory clues. Every week students are investigating into unique Japanese transport systems such as multi-level underground bike parking, and anime themed public transport.
The topic YYLC students are learning this Term is Weather Forecast. YYLC students have learnt six new vocabularies for telling the weather. In this unit, students are developing their language skills of composing sentences using future tense in Japanese. As a summary of this unit, students researched the weather tomorrow and the day after tomorrow in Melbourne, Tokyo and another city of their choice. It was interesting comparing the weather and temperatures across these three cities.