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 Part 2 class. Students who take workshop 1-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class.
Required Textbooks: Japanese for Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition, Kana Version (ISBN-13: 978-1568363851) and Kana Workbook (ISBN-13: 978-1568364018).
For further unit descriptions and textbook overview see the syllabus button below. For questions determining your level, please contact email@example.com.
Workshop 1-A: October 26 & November 9, 2019
Workshop 1-B: January 4 & 25, 2020
*Choose only 1 workshop from above.
- This workshop is the same as the Nihongo class – Part 1, just taught in a faster paced yet shorter time frame.
- Students who take Workshop I-A may continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II OR the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class.
- Students who take Workshop I-B must continue to Nihongo Intensive Workshop II, as it overlaps with the Nihongo Level I Part 2 class.
LOCATION Oki Education Center
*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
For further unit descriptions and textbook overview, Nihongo 2019 / 2020 Syllabus and Required Textbooks
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.