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Here's Katakana! Part 1-5 (A Japanese Writing System) (Age 8-12)

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Samuel Brinkerhoff, M.A.Ed
Average rating:
5.0
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(491)
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In this five-week course, students will learn the first all 69 letters of Katakana (a Japanese alphabet). They will study in an upbeat and interactive way, where all students will feel comfortable and engaged.

Class Experience

  • Day 1: Students will be able to read write and pronounce ア, イ, ウ, エ, オ カ, キ, ク, ケ, コ ガ, ギ, グ, ゲ, ゴ Day 2: Students will be able to read write and pronounce ア, シ, ス, セ, ソ ザ, ジ, ズ, ゼ, ゾ タ, チ, ツ, テ, ト ダ, デ, ド Day 3: Students will be able to read write and pronounce ナ, ニ, ヌ, ネ, ノ ハ, ヒ, フ, ヘ, ホ バ, ビ, ブ, ベ, ボ パ, ピ, プ, ペ, ポ Day 4: Students will be able to read write and pronounce マ, ミ, ム, メ, モ ラ, リ, ル, レ, ロ ヤ, ユ, ヨ ワ, ヲ, ン Day 5: Students will learn review and learn the rules od Hiragana 1. Review all Katakana Characters 2. Write your names in Katakana 3. Learn the Katakana hidden rules A. Learn about pronouncing and reading long vowels (different from Hiragana letters) B. Learn about pronouncing and reading double consonants C. Learn about traditional sounds D. Learn about particles E. Learn about the small や, ゆ, よ F. Small vowels to change the word G. How to pronounce vowel + R sound H. What happens with a TH and V sound in foreign languages, when it is not in Japanese
I received my undergraduate degree in the Japanese language, culture, and history. I also earned my Master's degree in K-12 education. I studied abroad at Nihon University in Tokyo as well as worked as an English teacher in Niigata, Japan. I was able to see what I learned firsthand.
Homework Offered
Students will be given worksheets to print out after the class to reinforce their learning. Because this class meets once, this is optional and they have the choice to send their homework to me to look over.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I do not routinely give an assessment at the end of the class. However, if a student or parent would like an assessment, they may request one by emailing me.
Grades Offered
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Joined October, 2020
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491reviews
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree in Education
Alabama Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Alabama Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
After trying a major in marine Biology in college I realized that my real passion was in the Japanese language and culture.   I loved watching anime in high school and had Japanese friends that were teaching me Japanese.

At first I had thought... 
Group Class

$115

for 5 classes
1x per week, 5 weeks
60 min

Completed by 32 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
1-6 learners per class

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