year 3/4

Lesson 2

Around the house.

Let's learn the names of different rooms in a house. Watch the movie and answer the questions below. You may need to watch it more than once.


Do you have a 'genkan' or 'kaidan' in your house?

Is the 'toire' and 'ofuro' in your house the same as those in a Japanese house?

Do you notice any other differences?

いえ

ie

げんかん

genkan

だいどころ

daidokoro

へや

heya

トイレ

toire

おふろ

ofuro

にわ

niwa

かいだん

kaidan

Bathrooms in Japan are very interesting places, watch the clips below to learn more!

Japanese high tech toilet

Would you like one at home?

How to use Japanese bathroom?

Did you know that?

Activity: Quizlet

Play the games below to learn the names of different places around the home. You will need to know these for our next lesson!

*Click the bottom window ’Choose a Study Mode" then you can play a different game.