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Teacher Lynn (リン 先生; 린 선생님)
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Basic Beginner Japanese course for 8 lessons. Students will write Japanese Katakana and Hiragana, write their names in Japanese, learn vocabulary, become familiar with everyday Japanese, and have fun with activity games. #academic #japanese

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Beginner Level
2 units//8 lessons//8 Weeks
Unit 1Katakana
4 lessons4 Weeks
Katakana
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Lesson 1: Intro to Katakana Writing 📝
+ Learners will practice writing vowels and consonants for one of the Japanese writing systems - Katakana.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Lesson 2: How to Write your Name in Japanese Katakana 🖋️
+ 👑 PERSONALIZED writing of Learner’s name in Japanese + Learners will learn how to write and practice writing their names in Japanese.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Lesson 3: Katakana Vocabulary Game 🔍
+ Learners will decipher a series of Japanese Katakana words.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Lesson 4: Review and Games 🎮
+ Learners will review and play games!
Unit 2Hiragana
4 lessons4 Weeks
Hiragana
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Lesson 1: Intro to Japanese and Writing Hiragana Vowels Activity 📝
+ Learners will practice writing vowels for one of the Japanese writing systems - Hiragana.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Lesson 2: Writing Hiragana Consonants 🖋️
+ Learners will practice writing vowels in Hiragana.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Lesson 3: Hiragana Vocabulary 🔍
+ Learners will learn some common Japanese Hiragana words.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Lesson 4: Review and Games 🎮
+ Learners will review and play games!
  • Students will realize that they already know some Japanese words (they just didn’t know it!) Students will study 2 of the main writing systems of Japanese - Katakana and Hiragana. Students will be familiarized with Japanese Katakana and Hiragana vocabulary words. Students will write their name in Japanese Katakana. Students will start their journey of learning Japanese in a fun and exciting way!
Teacher Lynn (リン 先生) completed her Master’s degree in Oita, Japan. She was a teaching assistant for Japanese middle school, high school, and university in-person classes in Japan. She has been living in Japan for 7 years (since 2017). Teacher Lynn not only intensely studied the Japanese language, but fell in love with Japanese culture and discovered the passion for sharing such a beautiful language with students. She has been a private Japanese online tutor for over 5 years (since 2019).
Homework Offered
Homework worksheets will be provided on the Outschool platform classroom forum for students to practice writing and reading individually. ** Homework completion is not required, but recommended for the Japanese learning experience. All completed homework is reviewed by Teacher Lynn リン 先生.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will answer questions on the Outschool platform classroom forum to assess their understanding. Self-assessment activities will also be provided. Links for the Review on Memrise and Quizlet, and Game on Kahoot will be provided by Teacher Lynn リン 先生.
Grades Offered
Course Completion Certificate available upon request.
If you need support for your learner, please ask. Thank you.
NO Prerequisites for this course.

Please see this page for other Japanese Katakana and Hiragana courses: https://outschool.com/teachers/LynnHortin
Notebook and Pencil are recommended to take notes.

**To submit the completed homework worksheets, students may need a printer and scanner, or a program that allows them to write on the pdf homework worksheet files and they can take a screenshot/photo. (Please contact Teacher Lynn if there is a difficulty submitting the completed homework worksheets.)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
All content provided by Teacher Lynn リン 先生 is appropriate for all students of every background. 
Parental guidance is recommended, but not required for the 3rd party websites: Youtube, Memrise, Kahoot, Quizlet, and Lexilogos. 
Login may be required for the websites. No additional costs to use the websites.
Teacher Lynn リン 先生 will provide links of the private videos and learning sources.
Homework worksheets will also be provided on the Outschool platform classroom forum.
Joined December, 2021
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Illinois Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Illinois Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Non-US Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Non-US Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Non-US Teaching Certificate - English to Speakers of Other Languages
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Hello! I'm Teacher Lynn (リン 先生; 린 선생님). I live in Tokyo, Japan with my children and husband. I have been a teacher and teaching assistant at private, public, and online schools in South Korea, Japan and China for 10 years (since 2014). I have... 
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