If your child is studying Japanese, practice some simple self-introductions before they learn hiragana and katakana!
All are presented in romaji and with audio.
Come along, fathers and mothers, and practice with your kids!
Table of contents
Here is a useful poster. Put up posters, practice every day!
Download Girl ver PDF
Download Boy ver PDF
- Watashi,Boku : I
Girls refer to themselves as “Watashi” and boys as “Boku”. Japanese boys also use “Ore”. But when you speak in front of others, you should use “Boku”.
- ～sai : ~ years old
For more information about numbers in Japanese, please click here. First, let’s practice so that your child can tell his/her own age.
- [Noun] + ga sukidesu : I like [Noun]
- Kuruma : cars
- Ningyou : dolls
Children love to talk about what they like. Let’s introduce them to some of their favorite things in Japanese too! Here is a chart of what children often like.
Recomended Japanese flash card
You can practice this expression using Flash cards.Learning not only the words but also the pictures is also helpful for learning.The table below is an example.
- [Place name] e ikitai desu : I want to go to [place name]
Let’’s introduce where your child would like to go. For example, ask them where in Japan they want to go! One day we’ll take a family vacation in Japan!
|want to eat sushi||sushi o tabe tai desu|
|want to go to Pokemon shop||pokemon shoppu e ikitai desu|
|want to play||asobi tai desu|
|want to meet Micky||mikkii ni ai tai desu|
I wrote about the child’s self-introduction. Please practice it over and over again, and praise them a lot when they say it well.