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Japanese Language

TRADITIONAL JAPANESE ARTS Ceramics One of the country’s oldest art forms. In the Neolithic period, the earliest soft earthenware was made. Famous artist-potters Honami Koetsu, Ogata Kenzan, and Aoki Mokubei. Lacquer Ware is a broad category of fine and decorative arts. lacquer has been used in paintings, prints, and on a wide variety of objects from Buddha statues to bento boxes for food. Doll are known by the name ningyō (人形?) in Japan, which literally means human shape. Hinamatsuri...

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Useful Japanese Phrases

Useful Japanese phrases A collection of useful phrases in Japanese. Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages. Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, f = said by women, >f = said to women English 日本語 (Japanese) Welcome ようこそ (yōkoso) Hello 今日は (konnichiwa) おっす (ossu) - used between close male friends もしもし (moshi moshi) - on phone How are you? I'm fine, thanks. And you? お元気ですか? (o genki desu ka) はい、元気です。あなたは? (hai, genki desu. anata wa?) お蔭様で元気です...

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Japanese Language

8 Tips to learn to speak Japanese effectively Tip 1: Attend Japanese classes If you are just starting out learning Japanese, I suggest that it is best you attend some basic Japanese courses at a local language school in your country. That is because the foundation of the language is so important that if you screw up in the beginning, it will drag you down when you move forward to the intermediate or advanced classes. You will always have to refer back the materials in the basic classes. I have...

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Chinese Cartoons vs Japanese Animations

Chinese Cartoons VS Japanese Animations Since Hang Zhou held the first International animation exhibition of China in 2004, and set the target to make Hang Zhou an International animation city, the development of Chinese cartoons has been put under public attention. Recent years has seen rapid improvement in Chinese comics and cartoons. While compared with Japan, the well-recognized kingdom of comics and animations, Chinese cartoons seem to have a long way to go. In fact, Chinese animation has...

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Japanese Language for Children (Interactive CD) Nampu Kawamoto April 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Background Project Description Rationale Project Objectives Communication Objectives Theoretical Framework Project Brief Technical Description Content Outline Components Audience Beneficiary and Market Profile Sample Audiences Scope and Limitations Review of Related Literature and Works Proposed Methodology References Background Visual arts are art forms that create works that are primarily visual in...

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Japn101 Syllabue

 Fall 2014 JAPN 101.01 First Semester Japanese Syllabus Instructors: Keiko Sato Classes: Monday and Wednesday 9:10 – 10:00 am at Burk Hall 224 Tuesday and Thursday 9:10 – 10:25 am at HUM 202 Office & Office Hours: Keiko Sato HUM 442 Phone: 338-3116 E-mail: ksato10@sfsu.edu Tuesday 10:35 - 11:25 am Friday 10:00 - 10:50 am Required books: Banno, E., Ohno, Y., Sakane, Y., Shinagawa, K. Second edition (2011)...

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Introduction Anime effects

more the interruption. Japanese animation is called Anime. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of "animation" in Japanese, where this term named all animation, but in other languages, the term is defined as animation from Japan or as a Japanese-disseminated animation style often characterized by colorful graphics, vibrant characters and fantastic themes.  For simplicity, many Westerners strictly view anime as an animation product from Japan. The first Japanese Animation (Anime) was Katsudō...

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Justifying Teaching Approaches –Sushi Making Lesson

country of the target language – in this regard, sushi is somewhat of an ‘iconic’ food dish which is strongly tied with Japanese cultural identity and lifestyle. It relates to a lesson I gave during my second teaching practicum which was highly successful. The thought process I went through was to think of how I could authentically integrate culture and language into a lesson, and having made sushi on my own and finding it an excellent way to connect with the culture and language, I decided to adopt...

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Anime Is Not a Cartoon

Introduction II. What Anime and Manga are? III. Fundamental characteristics of the Anime IV. Classification of the Anime. V. The Otaku VI. Japanese language problem. VII. Conclusion. ANIME IS NOT A CARTOON, BUT PEOPLE DON’T REALLY KNOW ABOUT IT! Anime is the word for the Japanese cartoons but is not as United States cartoons. Anime is the term used in Japan to refer to animation in general. This is directed to all the public, from kids to teens and...

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Keio Application Sample

Vocational/Foreign Language School, University, and Work Experience if any) Location Period Name of Institution * (Year/Month – Year/Month) (State/Province, Country) Alpha Computer School Tokyo, Japan 2012/9 – 2013/3 1/2 Application Form 2013/9 Admission for GIGA ■Language proficiency (If both other than English, documentation proving your proficiency in English is needed for application.) Native Language(s) Language of Instruction in High School English Other ( Specify: Japanese English □ Other...

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