Intro To Japanese

Lesson Title: Intro to Japanese: Survival Japanese
Academic Standards:
Content Creator: Ms. Amelia Ijiri
Level: High School
Duration: 25-35 min
  /  Intro to Japanese: Survival Japanese


By the end of this lesson, students will be able to

  • Have a basic understanding of Japanese.

  • Be able to produce questions.

  • Understand some Japanese questions in context.


In this lesson, students will gain a basic understanding of Japanese grammar and produce simple questions.
In the second part of the lesson, we will talk about survival Japanese while we walk through a virtual field trip.


  1. Meet and greet.

  2. Review greetings.

  3. Practice bowing.

  4. Introduce grammar with Google Slides.

  5. Explain question construction.

  6. Watch video that demonstrates pronunciation.

  7. Practice speaking: group to individual.

  8. Introduce virtual field trip.

  9. Practice with video.

  10. Take another virtual field trip and practice conversing in scenes.

Demonstratives & Media

Virtual Field Trips & Lab Demonstrations
Instructional Videos
3D objects

Suggested Ancillary Support

1. Using KA for asking questions Learn a little Japanese from Anime [ -ka ] for asking questions #shorts - YouTube 2. Google Slides 3. Virtual Field Trip to Gion Walk in Kyoto Gion Hanami-koji Street @ 8K 360° VR / Sep 2020 - YouTube