10 weeks (3-5 hours per week)
Do you have interests in the Japanese life styles and their national cultures? Do you have the ambition to grasp some basic Japanese quickly? Then this is the course for you.
● Understand the basic Japanese culture by observing daily life
● Master basic Japanese and elementary communication skills
In modern history of the development of China, Japan more than any country in the world, has made the largest influence on China. It cannot be underestimated that, the influence from Japan on China’s teenagers covers from their character formations, cultural identities, and even values. So observing the Japanese social life could help us looking back to ourselves. Re-understanding Japan and Japanese, can help Chinese distinguishing the most fundamental contradiction between China and Japan, which is the differences in "insular" and "mainland farming nation". It is more important to understand a national culture than to master its language. In this course, the introduction and analysis of Japanese culture and daily social lives are rubbed into more than ever.