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Teacher guide Using 'Vending machines' - Teacher idea

TLF ID R11646

This Teacher idea provides video footage showing how a teacher integrates the interactive digital curriculum resource L544 'Vending machines: drinks' during a year 8 Japanese lesson in which students learn vocabulary related to types of drinks and how to ask for them. It describes and provides access to the interactive digital resource used in the classroom, along with other relevant resources.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students interpret Japanese nouns and adjectives around drinks, food, ordering and currency.
  • Students learn about fast-food culture in Japan and imagine themselves in a Japanese subway station.
Educational value
  • This resource provides video footage of teachers and students using digital curriculum resources.
  • This resource provides teachers with a range of ideas and activities for integrating digital curriculum materials for developing Japanese language skills.
  • It lists digital materials used by the teacher and provides direct links to the content.
  • It describes the series of learning objects used in the unit.
Year level


Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Understanding culture

Other details

  • Author
  • Name: Ursula Lindaberg
  • Organisation: Kambrya College
  • Address: VIC Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL:
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
Learning resource type
  • Teacher guide
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.