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Japanese Homepage

Welcome to Beitel Sensei's Japanese Homepage!       Irrashyaimasse!

The first day of school is Tuesday, August 21, 2017. 

If you are in Japanese Class, you will need these supplies for class:

  • A 3-ring binder
  • 5 divider tabs for your binder
  • Notebook paper
  • Pencils or pens
If you would like to donate items to the class, we can always use these:
  • Tissues
  • Dry erase markers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • 3 x 5 cards
  • Colored pencils
Check back to this page often for information on Japanese Class!


Japanese Club

    The purpose of the Lakeside High School Japanese Club is to:

  •     Foster an appreciation for Japanese language and culture.
  • Provide an environment where members can be actively engaged in Japanese language and culture.
  • Encourage the continuation of the study of the Japanese language and culture.
  • Encourage interaction with the Japanese community and promote community outreach.
  • Provide aid to international students both to and from Japan.
Japanese Club is open to any student at Lakeside High School. If you are interested please click on the Japanese Club link in the left corner.



Typing in Japanese on Your Computer

To complete some of your Japanese homework assignments, you will need to be able to type in Japanese on your computer. Here are some good tutorials to follow to help you set up your computer. Pick the one that is for your computer.

   Typing in Japanese on a PC

   Typing in Japanese on a Mac


Tips for Learning a Foreign Language

Studying a foreign language takes practice! I try to make learning Japanese fun and engaging. We will do many projects in class and online to help you learn Japanese. It is your job to practice what we are learning. It is also your responsibility to let me know if you need help or do not understand something. I want you to be successful and I am available to help. Talk to me in class or contact me any time you need extra help.

Here are some tips to help you study. Click on the link and read suggestions and ideas from other teachers of foreign languages.

       Tips for learning a foreign language


Assorted Class Documents

This related files section contains some important documents students need for Japanese Class. They have all been passed out to students in class. In case you have lost them, or parents would like to see them, they are available here. These documents include: Class Rules & Expectations, Grading Policy, and Writing and Speaking Rubrics.