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Is there any interesting ways to teach Japanese verb conjugation like making a story?


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I am thinking of making an analogy/ story to teach my students about the different verb conjugations to help them make connections and better visualise the conjugations.

For example, dictionary form -> masu form, dictionary form -> te form

I wonder if anyone has tried out making a story for verb conjugations or have any ideas about it?

 

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Maybe the use of pictures might be easier to understand instead.
Because if you have a class of people speaking different native languages, it might cause some people to not understand.
A story that makes perfect sense to an English speaking American might make no sense at all to a Mandarin speaking Chinese for example.

And I myself can't really think of stories for all conjugations.
But one I recommend you to teach the most of the differences between for example 食べれる and 食べられる, it's pretty easy to say "I was eaten by a raw fish" while you meant to say "I can eat raw fish".

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