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Learning objects Flip and match: matching katakana B

TLF ID L11429

Flip the cards and pair up the katakana that match exactly. Find the subtle differences in strokes that form the different katakana. Build your knowledge of katakana by checking their written and spoken sounds. Work your way through three levels of increasing difficulty. This learning object is one in a series of six objects. It is also packaged as part of a combined katakana learning object series.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students match pairs of katakana using recall to identify subtle stroke differences.
  • Students identify matching katakana in sets of similar katakana.
  • Students build their knowledge of katakana by checking their written and spoken sounds.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to identify and recall subtle differences in strokes that form different katakana.
  • Models the pronuciation of katakana.
  • Provides instructions and feedback in English.
  • Randomly reorganises katakana to encourage repeated use.
  • Includes an option to print flashcards of all katakana presented in the learning object.
Year level

2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages other than english/Listening
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application;
  • Analysis
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Games;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

  • Script writer
  • Name: Penn Short
  • Organisation: Tyger Eye Design
  • Address: Port Macquarie NSW 2444 Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL:
  • Technical implementer
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Miyuki Shino
  • Address: Isaacs ACT 2607 Australia
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Generic
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
  • 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
Platform requirements
  • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbit/s or faster.
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.