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Japanese:
Promoting Attractions of Japan

Video Summary
In this lesson, students learn about the regions and tourist destinations of Japan. Working first as a whole class and then in pairs, students use familiar and new vocabulary to discuss Japanese regions and landmarks. Next, they write questions and answers for a Jeopardy-style game about Japan, then play the game. As a culminating project, students create a travel brochure and begin planning a promotional video to attract visitors to Japan.

Standards Addressed

Communication:

Interpersonal, Presentational

Cultures:

Practices, Products

Connections:

Making Connections



Key Terms
backward planning
kanji




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images from Azama Japanese class

Classroom at a Glance
Teacher: Yo Azama
2012 ACTFL Teacher of the Year
Language: Japanese III-IV
Grades: 10-12
School: North Salinas High School, Salinas, California
Lesson Date: May 14
Class Size: 16
Schedule: Block schedule, 100 minutes every day for one semester


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