[Online Japanese Language Workshop] Learning Japanese through Media and Entertainment
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - Tuesday, December 14, 2021
This workshop focuses on the listening and speaking aspect of Japanese by learning through media. Popular forms of entertainment that we will discuss include movies, TV shows, commercials, and music. The course is designed to offer real-world application of the Japanese language and how it is used in platforms that are distributed around the world. Students will learn expressions and sentences that provide a glimpse into Japanese culture and the spoken word. Note: prior knowledge of hiragana/katakana/kanji is not required to take this workshop.
This workshop will be conducted via Zoom. Attendees must have a device with audio and video capabilities, as well as an internet connection. The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth reserves the right to cancel the workshop if it does not meet the minimum attendance number. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about this workshop and language classes.
Ikuko Fujiwara Her academic and professional background is in TESOL and Composition which began with earning a Master’s degree in TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her career has been devoted to instruction and supporting student success while promoting diversity and inclusion in educational spaces. She has experience teaching Japanese, ESOL and college composition at various colleges in the United States. She is committed to creating inclusive and meaningful learning spaces where people engage in cross-cultural/intercultural understanding and learn to use language in empowering ways.