THEME BASED JAPANESE CLASSES
We’re continuing to offer a series of theme-based Japanese online classes in July. This is a great opportunity for people who would like to learn something about Japan while studying Japanese – or for those of you who aren’t ready to take a 12-week structured Japanese class but would like to try learning some Japanese. Start with one or take all at $40 per class.
“The Japanese Writing System: Not as Scary as It Seems”
Another session added for those of you who missed it last month. Have you ever wondered how the Japanese came up with three different types of characters? Or, have you ever tried to study Japanese but gave up because the writing system seemed overwhelming? This course will be perfect for you! Learn the origin of the Japanese writing system and have fun at the same time! Kanji is not so scary if you learn characters as symbols consisting of different parts.
Wednesday, July 1st at 7PM – Beginner
“Kenji Miyazawa: A Look into the Japanese Fantasy World”
Kenji Miyazawa is one of Japan’s most renowned and loved authors, but unfortunately, he has not received such acclaim overseas. His stories and poems offer a wonderful view into the Japanese notion of nature and philosophies. Experience these worlds through the works of Kenji Miyazawa.
Wednesday, July 8th at 7PM – Beginner
Wednesday, July 22nd at 7PM – Intermediate/Advanced
“Current Events in Japanese”
Do you want to take your Japanese to the next level? Or are you looking for an opportunity to speak Japanese beyond casual conversations? Join us in reading news and discussing current events in Japanese.
Monday, July 13th at 7PM – Intermediate/Advanced
“Not just Tokyo and Kyoto! Part 2: Discover Okinawa
What are some good places to explore after you’ve been to Tokyo and Kyoto? In this course, you’ll learn about interesting but not so well-known places in Japan. The second one will be Okinawa.
Wednesday, July 15th at 7PM - Beginners
Wednesday, July 29th at 7PM – Intermediate/Advanced