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Seminar for Japanese Language Teachers

December 2,  2017

This free seminar for Japanese language educators will introduce a teaching model focused on communication using a series of fun and exciting Japanese-language learning course books called Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture, developed by The Japan Foundation.

Discover the features of The Japan Foundation’s Japanese Language course, its model teaching plans and useful online resources, designed to foster communication skills. Japanese language teachers, assistants, tutors, and anyone with an interest in Japanese language teaching are invited to participate.

The seminar will also introduce Marugoto’s online resources, and include the opportunity for participants to explore the website in details and test the functions first-hand. Please bring your own device, if possible.

Seminar Schedule
10am – 12pm Teaching model introduction
Aims to foster communication skills by using Marugoto and its lesson plans for a starter level
12pm – 1pm Lunch break
1pm – 1:30pm Designing lessons that encourage speaking skills using Marugoto’s teaching concept and course book layout
1:30pm – 3:00pm Complementary online resources for Japanese language learners
Please bring your own device
Seminar Size 30 participants max.
  • This seminar will be conducted in Japanese.
  • We will use Marugoto’s “Katsudoo” and “Rikai” A1 texts in this session. If you already own the text, please bring them along. Limited copies will be available for use during the session.
Seminar for Japanese Language Teachers (WA) _『Can-doで広がる教室のチカラ』

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December 2, 2017 (Saturday)
*Doors open at 9:30am.

The University of Western Australia
Arts Building G62
(Cnr Stirling Hwy & Hackett Dr, Crawley)


Free; bookings essential.


(02) 8239 0055

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