Japanese fashion and schools にほんの ファッションと がっこう

Japanese fashion and
にほんの ファッションと
Today I would like to talk about
Japanese fashion and school life.
Things that I would like you to
(1) We will have ongoing quizzes.
(2) We will have a group competition at
the end!
1st question!
What is this?
Uniform - せいふく
There are 2 types of Japanese girls’
school uniforms; a sailor suit and
white shirt with a blazer.
Uniform in fashion – せいふくのはやり
2nd question!!!
How are Japanese uniforms different
to Australian ones?
はらじゅくの ファッション
3rd question!
Where is Harajuku?
(1) In Hiroshima
(2) In Tokyo
(3) In Kyoto
はらじゅくの ファッション
Harajuku (原宿) in Tokyo is said to be
the most fashionable area in Japan
which has many boutiques, trendy
stores and used clothing shops.
A lot of Japanese teens dress in many
fashion styles ranging from Gothic
Lolita, Visual Kei, Ganguro, Gyaru to
"cute" kawaii style clothing.
Harajuku fashion
Gothic Lolita
Harajuku fashion
Ganguro and Gyaru
Harajuku fashion
Young adults in Harajuku may also be
dressed as anime or manga characters
known as cosupure.
4th question!
Year 12 girls will wear a formal dress
when they graduate from senior
secondary. Japanese girls wear
Kimono when they graduate from
(1) Senior secondary
(2) Junior secondary
(3) University
There are several types of kimono:
(2)ふりそで (3)はかま
Quiz time! Let’s revise the new words!
(1)Japanese fashion
Nihon no fasshon
せいふく Seifuku
(3)Uniform in fashion
Seifuku no hayari
(4) Harajuku fashion
Harajuku no fasshon
(5) Japanese traditional
きもの Kimono
Let’s move onto
Japanese school life!
Lunch - ちゅうしょく
Almost all primary and middle school students
have lunches prepared for them in the class room.
The students take turns in serving the lunches.
Shoe cupboard – げたばこ
Japanese students take off their shoes
before entering the school. Then, they
put on a pair of inside shoes (Uwabaki
Time table (1) – じかんわり
Japanese students go to school from Mon
to Fri.
 In most schools, students stay
in their homeroom
classroom and each
subject teacher
comes to their
Time table (2) – じかんわり
8:15 - Go to school
 8:30 - Morning homeroom
 8:35 - 50 mins class × 4
 12:30 - Lunch
 13:15 - 50 mins class × 2
 15:10 - Homeroom and cleaning time
(They don’t have cleaners so they clean the classroom by
15:30 - Club activities
 17:30 - Go home
After school (1) – club activitiesくらぶ
Almost all middle school students take part in a
club activity of their choice, such as a sports
team, a musical or arts group, or a science club.
 In my school, the most popular clubs are Brass
band, tennis and basketball.
After school (2) – Jukuじゅく
じゅく is a kind of tutoring.
 As school class sizes are big, Japanese
students need extra study to keep up
with the regular school study and
entrance exam.
 Japanese students go to じゅくto
improve their exam scores or to prepare
for entrance exams.
Quiz time!
Did you see several differences
between your school life and a
Japanese school student’s life?
Quiz again! Let’s revise the new words!
(4) じかんわりjikanwari→
(1) せいふくseifuku→
time schedule
(2) ちゅうしょくchushoku→ (5) くらぶ kurabu→
club activity
(3) げたばこgetabako→ (6) じゅく juku→
tutoring/ cram school
shoe cupboard
Listening quiz!
Age, nationality, year level at
school and sports
Age, year level at school,
likes, and after school
Which group won?
Thanks for listening
If you have any further question,
please feel free to ask me.
Arigatou gozaimashita!