This workshop is an introduction to the Japanese language. It covers the basics, an introduction to hiragana, and Unit 1 of the required text. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Students who take workshop 1-A may continue to Nihongo Intensive II Workshop or the Nihongo Level I Session 2 class. Students who take workshop 1-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Session 2 class.
Workshop 1-A: Nov. 4 & Dec. 2, 2017
Workshop 1-B: Jan. 6 & Jan. 20, 2018
Pre-registration is required for all workshops.
*Required Textbook: Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version (revised 3rd edition) and Japanese for Busy People Kana workbook (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568364018.
Both books should include the CD. Please bring with you on the first day of classes.
*Textbooks not carried in Museum Store
- Introduction to hiragana, Unit 1
• Students who take Workshop I-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Session 2 class.
For further unit descriptions and textbook overview, please click here.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Sumiko Uo is a Japan-born educator who currently teaches at Florida Atlantic University and taught previously at Florida International University. A student of language and traditional Japanese cultural arts, Ms. Uo has taught Japanese language, calligraphy, literature and cinema to both children and adults. Her classes will appeal to beginners, as well as those with basic knowledge of Japanese.