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Date:

19/03/14

Japanese for Parents, Families and Friends !!

Dearest lovely families of St Kilda Primary, Here are some common Japanese phrases that you might like to use at home with your child!! The more you use the phrase the easier it will be for your child to remember it and use it in class!! If you need any help, please do not hesitate […]

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Date:

18/02/14

Youkoso- Welcome to Japanese 2014

       Welcome to Japanese 2014! We are very excited to be teaching you Japanese this year.  This Term, Preps will be learning to exchange simple greetings, count numbers up to 10 and learn some colours in Japanese. Our Prep students already can sing ‘Ohayou-Good Morning’ song with their beautiful voices! Years 1 and […]

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Date:

25/11/13

Matsuri Day 2013

     MATSURI 2013   A huge thank you (Arigato gozaimasu –ありがとうございます) to all the parents that helped to make Matsuri Day 2013 so fantastic. The activities ranged from Tea Ceremony, Lantern making, Origami, Japanese Calligraphy, Kite making, Fan decorating, Kami Tonbo making (gyrocopters) and playing the Sumo Wrestling game. We were lucky enough to have […]

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Date:

25/10/13

Japanese Workshop @ St Kilda Town Hall 13/11/13

 In celebration of our sister city relationship withObu, Japan PORTPHILLIP & OBU JAPANESE WORKSHOPS Ikebana Origami Manga Tea ceremony Japanese calligraphy When: Wednesday 13 November Time: 10 am – 12 noon Where: St Kilda Town Hall Auditorium Cnr Carlisle Street & Brighton Road, St Kilda BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL For more information or to book, visit www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/obu_japan.htm […]

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Date:

11/10/13

MATSURI DAY Tue 19 Nov 2013

Dear Parents, Each year SKPS has a Matsuri (festival day) to celebrate Japanese Art and Culture and support our LOTE program. The day is organised and run by parents and is always a fun, exciting and interesting day. This year we will be celebrating TANABATA or Star Festival. TANABATA is a romantic legend about two […]

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Date:

23/07/13

Welcome to St Kilda Primary Masaya and Yuko !!!

We would like to welcome Masaya Nakamura to our fantastic school. Masaya is from Kyoto in Japan and will be assisting Japanese lessons for Term 3 and Term 4. He is staying with 6 of our awesome families during the next few months.  Masaya is very excited to be teaching Japanese to the children of St Kilda Primary. We would […]

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Date:

28/06/13

Japanese Information Cards

The Children in grades 4, 5 and 6 have each created their own personal greeting cards. These cards display information such as; their names, age, class, foods that they like, sports they like to play, animals they like and things they find interesting.

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Date:

25/06/13

Konnichiwa (Kon-nee-chee-wah)

Welcome to the Japanese Blog !!! We are very excited as our Japanese Student Teacher, Mr Masaya Nakamura will be arriving on Sunday 14th July.  He will be here for both Term 3 and 4 this year.  Both Ms Higgins and I have spoken to Masaya on SKYPE and he is a lovely, friendly and funny teacher. […]

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Date:

20/06/13

Welcome to Japanese

St Kilda has a highly engaging Japanese language program for students from Prep to Year 6. Students practise their Japanese skills both orally via video, Skype (communicating directly with our sister city school, Ishigase Elementary, in Japan) and in written forms. Throughout their seven years at St Kilda, children build their knowledge of Hiragana, Katakana […]

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