Japanese Study Session

Since everyone who attended the last session is relatively advanced, we decided to skip a few chapters in the Genki text.  If you are a beginner, we can try to organize another session that begins with an earlier chapter.

Here is the schedule for the next session. As always, feel free to do as much or as little as you like. The setting is relaxed and informal.

1. Genki textbook chapter 9: we shall review the grammar points of chapter 9, and practice with worksheets.

2. ちいさな こだまぼっこ (small tree spirit person): translate as much of the first page as you can. We will read and discuss.

3. Try to answer the following in Japanese as best as you can:
a. Talk about your favorite kind of music. Why do you like it?
b. If you could change your body, what part would you like to
change? Why?
c. What are two things you look forward to doing? Why?
d. Name two people with whom you would like to spend a whole
day. What would you like to do with them?
e. Share any experience you had with a grandparent.

4. If you have any questions about the kanji worksheets from chapter one, this will be the time to ask them. I will hand out worksheets from chapter two.

5. We will conclude with a game.

Feel free to post your answers, if you are feeling ambitious, or any questions you may have. Thanks for making the last session so enjoyable!

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  • Shu

    I have to stay a little later at work today so it'll be late by the time I get there :( i'll join you guys next time

    July 16, 2013

    • Timothy V.

      It may be a few weeks before we schedule something like this . . . I will be very busy for the next three or four weeks! But after that, I anticipate being able to devote more time to putting something worthwhile together. I am considering the Central Library as a possible location. What do you think would work?

      July 18, 2013

    • Shu

      sorry for the late reply Tim san. Central library would work really well. its not too far from me and the location is central so it'd be convenient for others too :D

      July 20, 2013

  • Timothy V.

    It was a very relaxed and productive session. I couldn't ask for better conversation partners.

    2 · July 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    so as it stands i may not be able to make it but I'm still hoping to be there.

    July 15, 2013

  • Griffin H.

    I am a beginner

    July 10, 2013

    • Timothy V.

      Do you know the kana (hiragana and katakana)?

      July 13, 2013

  • Griffin H.

    Unfortunately I will be busy every Tuesday until September. Will there be any other study days?

    July 10, 2013

    • Timothy V.

      That depends. I know our schedules may change around August, so the meeting times may also change. Also, if we can find more organizers, then we may be able to offer more times and locations.

      July 13, 2013

  • Shu

    its a bit far from my place but I'll try to make it

    July 11, 2013

    • Timothy V.

      I understand. We'd love to have you, but it is a long drive.

      July 13, 2013

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