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Here's Katakana! Part 5 (a Japanese Alphabet) (Age 8-12)

Samuel Brinkerhoff, M.A.Ed
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In this one time course, students have finished Katakana (the Japanese alphabet) and will now learn the Katakana rules. They will study in an upbeat and interactive way, where all students will feel comfortable and engaged.

Class Experience

  • 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 ヤ, ユ, ヨ 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.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Joined October, 2020
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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


per class
Meets once
60 min

Completed by 15 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-12
1-6 learners per class

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