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0.8 FTE Japanese High School Teacher Position

Kent-Meridian High School in Kent, WA, is looking for a 0.8 FTE Japanese teacher. With the new Core 24 graduation requirements, we anticipate an increased enrollment in the next year or two. Kent-Meridian is a diverse high school with a strong IB program, an established sister school exchange program, and an annual district-wide Cherry Blossom… Read more »

日本語教科書 Japanese for Beginners 2016 edition with digital text and audio

先生方、 日本語教科書 Japanese for Beginners 2016 edition with digital text and audio をご紹介いたします。 このシリーズ 1、2、3は 私がオリンピックカレッジで 12年間 使いながら 学生が 効率良く 楽しく 学べるように工夫を重ねてきた結果の教科書です。 特に聞き取り、話し方能力、読み取りの向上を目指して コンピュータも 使用しているので 個人でも しっかり学べます。 書き始めたのは 私が ワシントン大学で 教えていた1980年です。 レベル1の本は高校生なら一年で学び、それを 大学生なら 一学期で学びます。 くわしくは website: http://LogosJapaneseForBeginners.com,  と 下記の brochure をごらんください。 また きのくにや でもごらんに なれます。ご質問 歓迎です。 又今週の The 2nd Northwest Conference on Japanese Pedagogy at the UW on 21-22 May 出席者で 興味有る先生方に さしあげますので 前もって メールを ください。 — Noyuri Soderland

The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle will hold an Information Session and Q&A on Japanese Government Scholarships.

The Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle will hold an Information Session and Q&A on Japanese Government Scholarships. Event:                         Japanese Government Scholarship Information Session and Q&A Date and Time:                      Wednesday, May 11, 4:30-5:30 Location:                     Consulate-General of Japan, Culture and Information Center 601 Union Street, Suite 500 Seattle, WA 98101   Students who are in the… Read more »

Kaze Daiko

Greetings WATJ 🙂 Kaze Daiko has been doing one day workshops on request for several of the Seattle area teachers of Japanese (e..g. via Kurt at Eckstein MS and the John Stanford summer program). But now we have a new weekly beginners workshop… We’re hoping you could circulate notice of our new beginners workshop (starting… Read more »

Yamanashi Gakuin University

Dear Japanese Language Teacher or College Counselor:   I am Executive Director for International Affairs at International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA) within Yamanashi Gakuin University in Japan. I am in charge of recruiting international students.   iCLA is proud to announce scholarship opportunities for international students. The final deadline is April 20 for the… Read more »

Japan Benefit Concert, Five Years After the Tohoku Earthquake

Japan Benefit Concert, Five Years After the Tohoku Earthquake  “Songs of Hope: Hand in Hand – Into the Future,” presented by Songs of Hope and JIA Foundation   Date: Sunday, March 13 at 4 PM; Bake Sale starts 2:30 PM. Place: Willows Preparatory School (Redmond)   It is Songs of Hope’s FINAL annual benefit concert for the March… Read more »

WSUの日本語プログラム

初めまして。WSU J Program ワシントン州立大学で日本語の講師をしております、新美香世と申します。 今回は、ご挨拶も兼ねて、こちらの日本語のプログラムについて紹介させていただければと思います。 WSUの日本語プログラムは以前、副専攻のみでしたが、先学期からようやく専攻もできるようになりました。大学でも日本語を続けたいと考えている学生の皆さん、または同僚の日本語の先生の方々にお伝えいただけましたら幸いです。 念のために、簡単なポスターを添付させていただきましたので、ぜひご覧ください。また、何かご質問等ございましたら、いつでもお気軽にお問い合わせいただければと思います。   今後ともどうぞ宜しくお願いいたします。 新美香世   Kayo Niimi   Instructor of Japanese Washington State University Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures   PO Box 642610, Pullman, WA 99164-2610 Phone: (509) 335 – 6625 (Thompson Hall 15) Fax: (509) 335 – 3708 Email: kniimi@wsu.edu      

Hokkaido University’s Modern Japanese Studies Program

Dear Sir/Madam, Warm greetings from Hokkaido University’s Modern Japanese Studies Program! We hope this e-mail finds you well. This is just a friendly reminder that MJSP online application deadline for the second call is quickly approaching: ■Online Application Deadline 29 February (Mon.), 2016 (by 5:00p.m., Japan time)   ※The required application materials must be sent by… Read more »

Lawrence Matsuda & Matt Sasaki, Fighting for America: Nisei Soldiers

Saturday, January 16th at 2:00 pm Lawrence Matsuda & Matt Sasaki, Fighting for America: Nisei Soldiers Short film screening, talk, and book signing Location: Kinokuniya Bookstore 525 S Weller St Seattle, WA 98104 Contact: Margaret Ngo, 206/587-2477 or ebseattle@kinokuniya.com

WATJ Officers 2016

The result of election was approved by board members on 12/11 and here are the new officers of 2016.    http://watj.org/new-page/  President Toby Dederick, Shorecrest High School/Kellogg Middle School, Shoreline, WA Vice President Kei Tsukamaki, Kentlake High School, Kent WA Vice-President Kayoko Kasai, John Stanford International School, Seattle, WA Past-President Yoshitaka Inoue, Kamiak High School, Mukilteo, WA… Read more »