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It’s a red apple! Let’s practice simple sentences with fruit!

  It’s a red apple! Let’s practice simple sentences with fruit! 赤いリンゴ!フルーツで簡単な文を練習しましょう!   In this week’s video, we learn the names of some delicious and colorful fruit. We also practice using “it’s a” and pairing the fruits with their colors!   今週のビデオでは美味しくて色鮮やかなフルーツの名前を覚えましょう!「It’s a」の練習をして、フルーツと色のペアも作ります。   Classroom Tip Before doing this chant, play the It’s a Chant […]

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  Pictionary   Place flashcards face down in a pile in the middle of the room or table. Teacher picks up the top card. Choose 1 student to come up and look at the card. Give them a piece of paper or whiteboard to draw the card.  S1: What is it? S2: It’s a dog. […]

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  It’s a kinkajou! Practice a common phrase with Kinka! キンカジューだ!キンカとよくあるフレーズを練習しましょう!   “It’s a” can be a difficult word combination for young children to master, but it’s very common in English. Get some practice with it and have fun at the same time with this week’s video!   「It’s a」は、小さな子供には難しい単語のコンビネーションですが、英語ではよく使います。今週の動画で楽しみながら練習しましょう!   Classroom Tip The It’s […]

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  Musical Flashcards   Place the same number of flashcards as there are students face down in a circle on the floor. Students stand in a circle around the cards. Choose the “magic” card (e.g., doll). Play a song from the Student Book CD. Stop the music and have each student stand on a flashcard. […]

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  It’s a Circle! Let’s Practice Shape and Toy Words! まるだ!形とおもちゃの単語を練習しましょう!   With this week’s video, children can learn or review vocabulary about shapes and toys, as well as simple sentences using “it’s a”.   今週の動画では形とおもちゃの単語、そして「it’s a」を使った簡単な文を練習しましょう。   Classroom Tip Before doing this chant, play the It’s a Chant video to warm-up. Then, as you […]

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  Try playing these simple variations of well-known card games with flashcards! よく知られているカード遊びのシンプルなバリエーションをフラッシュカードで試してください!     Memory Game     Lay 3-10 flashcards (depending on students’ ability) on floor face up, producing the target language as you lay each one.  T: What is it? S: It’s a (fruit). Students try to remember all the cards on the […]

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Where’s My Hat? Ask and Answer with Kinka and Pinka! 私の帽子はどこ?!キンカ、ピンカと一緒に質問して答えましょう!   This week’s video shows how to ask where something is—very useful! Children can also give a simple answer to the question!   今週の動画では「~はどこ?」の形の質問の例を見せます。便利なフレーズですよね!子供は簡単に答えることができますよ!   Classroom Tip Watch the video and then let students pretend they are Kinka and Pinka. Use the puppets from […]

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  Pretend you’re a mail carrier! Postbox games 郵便屋さんのふりをしましょう!ポストのゲーム   Postbox   Lay flashcards face-up on the floor at the front of the room. Introduce the target language as you lay each one. Place a postbox at the opposite end of the room. T: It’s (color). What color is it? S: It’s (color). Divide students […]

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Pink, Green, Orange, Purple! Let’s Look for More Colors! ピンク、緑、オレンジ、パープル!もっと色を探してみよう!   Colors are fun to look at, draw or say in English! Let’s learn more color words with this week’s video.   色は見るのも描くのも英語で言うのも楽しい!今週の動画でもっと色の単語を覚えましょう!   Classroom Tip Learning colors with this song has never been more fun. Students don’t often have a chance to run around […]

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  Active Games, Quiet Games アクティブなゲームと静かなゲーム   Jump, Follow & Flip   Place all flashcards face down around the edge of the table or in a circle on the floor. Jump round the table and have the students follow. Say, Stop! Flip over the nearest and introduce the target language.  T: It’s a (shirt). What […]

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