A great cultural activity for students is to explore 'untranslatable' words, and why they cannot be translated into English. This article includes some great examples for Japanese: http://www.businessinsider.com/japanese-words-with-no-english-equivalent-2014-4?IR=T
Learning a new language opens up new places and cultures and allows us to learn and share other ways of being, thinking and doing. The Japan Forum (designated a public interest incorporated foundation) defines its role as:
Take some time to thoroughly explore what is on offer on this website as there is an abundance of engaging and educational materials contained in its various sections.
Thanks to Sally M for this:
Big hit in my Year 8 elective class!!
Frozen - Let It Go (Japanese Version)
Thanks to Sally M for this recommendation.
Women’s lowly status in the Japanese workplace has barely improved in decades, and the country suffers as a result. Shinzo Abe would like to change that...
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