日本留学

Speaking Japanese is fun, and isn't as hard as you might think. It also opens up a new world of experience to those who progress to a higher level. You don't have to have to be a linguist to apply; but that doesn't mean that you mustn't have studied Japanese before, either.

Learning to read and write Japanese takes time; but it's worth it. Written Japanese includes about 2,000 Sino-Japanese characters (kanji). Each kanji is a pictograph, whose meaning is steeped in the history and culture of East Asia.


Japanese is normally taught from scratch. Upon graduation students should be able to converse in the language, and read newspapers, novels ... and manga. The course is quite demanding, but the rewards are considerable.

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WHAT IS IT LIKE LEARNING JAPANESE?


Past and present students talk about their experiences of learning the language.


Duration: 02:44

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CAN I REALLY LEARN TO SPEAK JAPANESE?


Watch students perform an in-class sketch in Japanese, written and produced by themselves.


Duration: 02:26

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CONVERSATION BETWEEN STUDENTS


Two students introduce themselves in Japanese and ask each other why they decided to study Japanese.


Duration: 00:59

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THE CHALLENGES AND REWARDS OF LEARNING JAPANESE


Two Japanese Language instructors discuss the Japanese language, its differences from English, grammar, phonetics and writing systems.


Duration: 06:51

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