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GRAMMAR: Pronouns

EXAMPLE: He was a skater boi.

DATE ADDED: Mar 07, 2013

Small Classes (1-15 Students)ÒLarge Classes (16-39 Students)Ó


10-20 min.

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BRIEF OUTLINE: Utilize punk music in the classroom to consolidate a working knowledge of pronouns and the can + (verb) grammar.





  1. Handout attached worksheet.
  2. JTE Explains activity and rules in Japanese
  3. This is a listening and singing competition. The top students will get a prize! Fill in the blanks! The word box at the top of the page contains words that can be used more than once.
  4. ALT Teaches slang, and briefly discusses American skater/punk culture.
  5. Review pronunciation and unfamiliar words
  6. Play song 3-4 times up until the end of the chorus.
  7. Review answers. Students write in the correct answers and circle their own correct answers.
  8. Reading practice. Play song again as students follow along with their fingers.
  9. Check the Japanese translation, and award prizes for the singing competition. 



  • Tell your students that they need to fold over/cut off the Japanese translation first. Make sure to walk around the room while the song is playing to help out the slower students. The first few times, students WILL get lost and you will have to help them. This is because students are accustomed to understanding and translating every word in a sentence. This activity gets students away from the translation method of learning, and more towards a communicative understanding.

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