Japanese Language and Culture
April 15, 2011
With the tragedies happening in Japan, I wonder if you know that you can learn how to speak Japanese through the Japanese Language Club at our Antioch Branch. Each session covers conversational phrases and reading. Often textbooks are based on what is being written or what "should" be said. This group will focus on what actually "is" said! Join us, whether you are a complete beginner or advanced speaker. The effects of the earthquake and the subsequent tragedies are going to be felt for a long time. Who knows? Maybe you’ll end up using your Japanese language ability with one of the relief organizations! The club meets on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm.
Other one-time programs introduce the culture of Japan. On April 26th at 7:00 pm at the Blue Springs North Branch, Midori Harbison shares with teens the basics of Japanese Calligraphy, so you can try your hand at this unique way of writing. For all ages, bring the family to Kimonos and Culture which is coming up on Thursday, April 28th at the Colbern Road Branch. You’ll learn how to wear a kimono, what the schools are like, and some of the advanced technology that they have.
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