This course will gradually progress from survival Japanese to basic interactive skills. The focus will be on oral communication and will be taught in Japanese with translation as needed. Pronunciation, basic grammar and the hiragana and katakana writing systems will be part of the learning process. The aim is to make interactions with Japanese families and friends easier and more meaningful
Teacher: Ms. Haruhi Yanagawa
Ms.Yanagawa has been a high school English teacher and private Japanese tutor. She is also an active member of an NPO named Tokyo Free Guide. She has a B.A. degree in American Literature from Shizuoka University and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) through Cambridge University.