We have been learning how to use a brush and ink. This is called “calligraphy”. The students in Years 5 and 6 practised writing oni while the students in Year 7 practised the kanji for Japan. Please feel free to contact us. We’d love to hear from you . . . . .
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Over the past few weeks, the students in Years 4 – 6 have been using our new iPod Touch to help them learn the Japanese characters. The students can learn about the characters on short videos, listen to hiragana songs and practise the characters by using applications on the ipods. The students have been really interested and seem [...]
During LOTE, the Year 6 students have been using the Flip video cameras to make a short introductory film about Derrinallum College. The following film shows various aspects of the school and is narrated in Japanese. Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . . . .
To finish our work on colours, the Preps and Year 1 did some shibori paper dyeing. Shibori dyeing is a traditional Japanese craft but we adapted the technique to use with paper. The results are fantastic! Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . . . . .
Over the past few weeks, the students in Prep and Year 1 have been learning the Japanese names for the colours. We went for a walk and took photos of some of the colourful items around the school. In this presentation, the children will tell you the name of the colour and say that they like the colour. [...]
In LOTE, the Prep and Year 1 students have been learning colour words. They learnt a song called “AKAI TORI” which means red bird and then they made some bright and colorful birds of their own. Here are some of their beautiful birds: Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . [...]
Birthdays are very special occasions. The Japanese word for birthday is tanjoobi. In this presentation, students in Years 2 and 3 say hello, tell us who they are and which month their birthday is in. Please feel free to comment. we’d love to hear from you . . . . . .
During the term, Prep and Year 1 have been been learning to say hello and to introduce themselves in Japanese. We made a VoiceThread which you can view below: Please feel free to comment. We’d love to hear from you . . . .