Are Schools the same in Other Countries? A2 – Activity 1

Are Schools the same in Other Countries? A2 – Activity 1

Aim of Activity

10 - 15 minutes

Follow up activity after watching Animation to check understanding.

Steps for Students

  1. Listen to the teacher and look at the pictures: ACTIVITY 1
  2. Are the sentences true or false?
  3. If a sentence is false, what is the correct answer?
  4. Write down 3 more points that you remember from the Animation.

Click on the link: ACTIVITY 1

Students can answer the questions by:

  • saying ‘TRUE’ or ‘FALSE’
  • standing up if it’s TRUE and sit down if it’s FALSE
  • moving left if it’s TRUE and right if it’s FALSE

For online classes the Teacher can use the emoji function to correct


  1. Kana and Violet are talking for the first time.
  2. Violet has visited Japan before.
  3. Kana is from the capital city Tokyo.
  4. Violet has a pet dog from Kana’s hometown.
  5. Kana starts school at 6am.
  6. All Japanese school students go to after school clubs.
  7. Kana gets a lot of homework every day.
  8. Kana hates wearing make-up.
  9. The school day in Taiwan is shorter than in other countries.
  10. Schools in South Korea are less strict than in other countries.



This activity could be done before the video is played and as a follow up activity to aid with understanding the story.

  1. True – they are in the same class (social studies) but are introducing themselves for the first time.
  2. False – but she has always wanted to go there.
  3. False – she is from Akita in the North of Japan.
  4. False – but she knows the name Akita as there is a dog of the same name.
  5. False – – she starts at 8:30am
  6. False – not ‘All’ but ‘most’.
  7. True – she sometimes falls asleep doing her homework.
  8. False – she is not allowed to wear make-up at school.
  9. False – it is longer.
  10. False – it is stricter.

Activity attachment

Are Schools the same in Other Countries? A2 – Activity 1