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Red, Yellow, Green and Blue! Learn basic colors with Happy Valley!

  Red, Yellow, Green and Blue! Learn basic colors with Happy Valley! 赤、黄、緑、青!ハッピーバレーで基本の色を覚えましょう!   Colors are important to know and fun to learn. Use this week’s video to practice them with your child! 色は重要な単語で、学習を楽しいものにしてくれます。今週の動画を使って子供と一緒に練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip Learning colors with this song has never been more fun. Students don’t often have a chance to run […]

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Let’s Sing and Move! Goodbye! 歌って動きましょう!Goodbye!   This week we introduce some routines to use with the “Let’s Sing and Move” pages in the Happy Valley Student Books and “Goodbye” routines to end class.   今週はハッピーバレースチューデントブックのLet’s Sing and Moveのページで使えるルーチンと授業の終わりのルーチンを紹介します。   Let’s Sing and Move Routines   Routine 1 Open the book and sing along, pointing to […]

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Introduce Yourself to Kinka and Pinka! キンカとピンカに自己紹介しましょう!   Asking someone’s name and giving your own name is one of the most basic skills you need to meet new people. Let Kinka and Pinka show you how it’s done, and then practice it yourself!   初めて会った相手に名前をきいて、自分の名前をいうことは基本ですね。キンカとピンカの例を見て、練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip These videos are great to use when […]

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This week we introduce some routines to use with the Dialogue pages in the Happy Valley Student Books.   今週はハッピーバレースチューデントブックのダイアログと使えるルーチンを紹介します。   Routine 1   Teacher asks students who the characters are. Teacher plays the CD track and points to the character speaking, while listening to the whole dialogue. Play the track again, stopping after each […]

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  Build your child’s vocabulary with the Flower Chant! フラワーチャントでボキャブラリーを増やそう!   This week’s video lets your child learn and practice some fun everyday words, while practicing the important phrase from the previous video.   今週の動画では、日常でよく使う楽しい単語を前回紹介した動画の重要なフレーズにあわせて覚えます。   Classroom Tip After doing the Flower Chant, play this video and have students do the gestures as they chant. […]

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Let’s Chant Routines チャントのルーチン   This week we introduce some routines to use with the Let’s Chant pages in the Happy Valley Student Books.   今週はハッピーバレースチューデントブックのチャントと使えるルーチンを紹介いたします。   Routine 1 Line flashcards on the board or in a flashcard holder. Play the track and point to the flashcards. On the 4th beat, students say the word.   […]

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Practice basic English with Kinka from Happy Valley! ハッピーバレーのキンカと一緒に英語の基礎を練習しましょう!     This week’s video is a chant featuring the phrase “It’s a”. This phrase is very common in English but often hard to pronounce for young learners. Use this video to practice it with Kinka!   今週の動画は「It’s a」のチャントです。この「It’s a」のフレーズはよく使いますが、子供たちにとってこの発音は難しいことが多いです。この動画を使ってキンカと一緒に練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip The It’s A Chant is […]

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Storytime Routines ストーリータイムのルーチン   This week we introduce some routines to use with the Storytime pages in the Happy Valley Student Books.   今週はハッピーバレースチューデントブックのストーリータイムページで使えるルーチンを紹介します。   Routine 1 Before playing the track, see if students know anything in the picture. Teacher plays track and points to the characters as they speak and vocabulary being spoken. Teacher interacts […]

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Happy Valley Storytime – In the Gardenハッピーバレー ストーリータイム お庭で Songs are great learning tools, but not the only ones! This week’s video is a short story about Kinka and Pinka in the garden.   歌は素晴らしい学習ツールですが、それだけではありません!今週の動画はキンカとピンカのお庭でのお話です。   Classroom Tip This Storytime is used first to introduce language in Unit 2. Before playing the audio version on the CD, […]

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Welcome Routines It’s good to have routines that you follow every class. Today let’s look at some rituals to use at the very beginning of class as students enter the room. You can combine all these routines or just use the ones that fit your class.   Review Questions When it’s time to start class, […]

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