You can create various teaching materials by using the resources on ‘Minnna no Kyozai’ website. Please feel free to use resources on the site to create teaching materials for different needs and situations.
This section provides useful classroom activity ideas for elementary as well as intermediate and advanced levels, which include ‘reading’, ‘listening’ ,‘conversation’,‘writing’, ‘cultural understanding’, etc. Classroom activity procedures and ready-to-use task sheets are available. Classroom Activities come in five types:
‘Kyokasho o Tsukuro Classroom Activities’,
‘Kisetsu no Katsudo’,
‘JFS B2 Teaching Materials’,
‘JFKL Lesson IDEAS’,
’Going Out With Chie-chan’.
There are six types of reading comprehension materials:
‘JFS Reading Activities’,
‘KC Yom Yom’
‘Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin Essays’,
‘Elementary Reading Comprehension’,
‘Intermediate Reading Comprehension’,
‘Now in Japan’.
There are also materials featuring vocabulary lists, grammar lists, practice questions, audio recordings, and illustrations.
This section provides pictures for Japanese-language education, made mainly for the elementary level. There are seven types of pictures:
‘Elementary Vocabulary Pictures’,
‘School Life Pictures’,
‘Seasonal Pictures with Erin’,
‘Pictures by Sakura & Musashi’,
‘Kyokasho o Tsukuro Pictures’,
This section provides photos of Japanese society, lifestyle and cultural events. There are four types of photos:
’Let’s See’ (in ’Erin's Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese.’),
‘Photos by Sakura & Musashi’,
‘The Photo Panel Collection’,
‘Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese’
This section offers videos for Japanese language study, and videos related to Japanese society and culture, and Japanese people’s lifestyle. There are four video series:
‘Erin’s Challenge! I Can Speak Japanese.’,
‘MARUGOTO + (MARUGOTO Plus)’,
‘Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese’,
‘JFS B2 Teaching Materials’.
This section provides two types of grammar explanations:
‘Kyokasho o Tsukuro Grammar Explanations’
‘Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin ‘Enjoy Japanese Grammar’’
,‘Kyokasho o Tsukuro Grammar Explanations’ provides brief explanations and example sentences for grammar items and expressions from beginner to advanced levels. ‘Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin ‘Enjoy Japanese Grammar’’ provides more detailed explanations.
This section provides basic knowledge about teaching the Japanese language and specific lesson ideas. There are two websites:
‘Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin ‘Ideas for Japanese-Language Classrooms’’
‘Nihongo Kyoiku Tsushin ‘The First Step for Teaching Japanese’’
This section provides lesson plans for task-based style lessons based on the concept of
the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education
(JFS Lesson Plans). Task-based style lessons are lessons whose objective is for learners to use Japanese in the real world and acquire actual communicative ability. Samples of each of the four levels, A1, A2, B1 and B2 are introduced here.
※This site provides materials which are based on the concept of the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education, and which employ Can-do objectives. Please utilize them when you design lessons whose objective is to acquire actual communicative ability.
＊Details can be found at
JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education and Can-dos