Turning Japanese!: An introduction to Japanese for young learners

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Turning Japanese!: An introduction to Japanese for young learners

January 24, 2017 @ 16:30 - 18:00

This exciting event, hosted by the Japanese department within the University of Edinburgh School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, will give participants the opportunity to experience an introduction to the language and culture of Japan and to explore the rationale for the inclusion of Japanese in secondary and primary curriculum. The event will share practice and approaches to developing Japanese language and culture and will provide information about upcoming courses and resource packages for schools.

This workshop is the first in a series of workshops, courses and development packages in Japanese language and culture.

Many thanks to the Japan Foundation and the Japanese Language Group Scotland for their support with this event.

Please see below for the event agenda. We look forward to seeing you there!

16.00 – Registration and refreshments
16.30 – Welcome
16.40 – Why Japanese? A rationale for learning Japanese in Scotland today.
17.00 – Introduction to Japanese for Young Learners
17.30 – Developing Japanese across the curriculum
17.50 – Plenary
18.00 – Close

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