Language Resident Name: Akihiro Shimizu

 Day and Date: 3/2, Monday

 Language and Level (intermediate or advanced class): Japanese, Intermediate

 Class theme/topics discussed: Haircut

 Goal of the class:

Students will learn vocabularies of haircut

Students will know how to get hair cut

 How did you structure the class?


I announce that I will do feedback session next class. And I notice students that they may receive a low-grade notification.


I ask students how often they get their hair cut. Where are you get your hair cut?


I distribute a copy of handout. We go through vocabularies used in beauty salon or barber. I explain them using whiteboard if necessary.

4. Hairstyle

We check pictures of hairstyle together. How are they called in Japan?

5. Expression

Students learn typical expressions often used in beauty salon. They match these expressions with 4 scenes in salon.

What technology, media or props did you use? (internet resources, playmobiles, handouts, etc.)

Handout, Whiteboard

What worked well in this class? What did not work?

The US is not as homogeneous as Japan. And hair type is diverse. that makes class a little bit sensitive.

SP15 JPN Int Haircut