Japan America Society of Vermont

JASV Offers Japanese Classes for Children and Adults

--- Fall Semester, 2014 ---

Children's Classes

Beginner Class. (Suggested age for this class: 1st grader to 7th grader)
Date: Sundsys, October 12th to November 23rd
Time: 9:30am to 10:30am
Location: Japan America Society of Vermont, 123 Ethan Allen Ave. Suite 306 Colchester, VT 05446
Tuition per student: Depends on the number of students - $57.75 if 4 students; $46.20 if 5 students; $38.50 if 6 students; $33.00 if 7 students; $28.90 if 8 students.
Please note: 8 students is the maximum class size. 

Description: This class is an introduction to speaking, listening, reading, and writing Japanese with particular emphasis on the conversational patterns that occur in everyday life. Students will also be introduced to life in Japan and Japanese customs and culture. Students need no Japanese ability for this class.

Intermediate Class (Suggested age for this class: 3rd grader to 7th grader)
Date: Sundays, October 12th to November 23rd
Time: 10:45am to 11:45am
Location: Japan America Society of Vermont, 123 Ethan Allen Ave. Suite 306 Colchester, VT 05446
Tuition per student: $57.75 if 4 students; $46.20 if 5 students; $38.50 if 6 students; $33.00 if 7 students; $28.90 if 8 students.
*Please note: 8 students is the maximum class size.

Description: This class is for children who already have some ability for listening and speaking Japanese. Students will read short stories to acquire more sense of comprehension. Writing will also be more focused. Students will also be introduced to life in Japan and Japanesecustoms and culture.

Note:

*Classes need a minimum of 4 students. Either class may be canceled if the number of students is less than 4.
*Because the class definition is not based on students’ ages but, rather, on the students' Japanese level, please understand that there might be students of different ages in a class.
*No refunds if a student misses a class.
*We will accept sign-ups until September 20th, 2014.
*For sign-up and questions, please contact Masako Carter at vtmaple02@yahoo.co.jp




Adult Class


(JASV Language Class of the Spring Semester, May 2014 / Photo by Toshi Saitoh)

10 Weeks, starting October 15th
Date: Wednesdays, October 15 to December 17.
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Room 120, St. Edmund's Hall, St. Michael's College (Google map: http://g.co/maps/b2jcq)
Syllabus and Class Schedule: Click here for PDF
The JASV will offer up to two classes. Each class needs a minimum of 4 students. And the class definition will depend on the students' Japanese level. The teacher interviews you before the class starts.
Each class will be one lesson a week for 10 weeks, one and a half hours per lesson, starting from Wednesday, October 15.
The fee is $160. This does not include text books. The class may be canceled if the number of students is less than 4.
The classes are held in St. Edmund's Hall on the campus of St. Michael's College, Colchester. (Google map: http://g.co/maps/b2jcq)
Instructor: Linda Sukop
Level: To be determined

Description: This class is an introduction to speaking, listening, reading, and writing Japanese with particular emphasis on the conversational patterns that occur in everyday life. Students will also be introduced to life in Japan and Japanese customs and culture.

If you have any questions, please contact Toshi Saitoh (802-865-9985).
To register, please send an e-mail to Toshi Saitoh (tsaitoh@aol.com)

JASV Organizational Notes:

The JASV Board Meetings: Second Wednesday of the month - 6:30 pm. The JASV board meetings are in the JASV office at 123 Ethan Allen Avenue, Suite 203. Colchester. All are welcome.

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Resources:

Consulate-General of Japan in Boston website
in English language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/
or Japanese language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/ja/   
Telephone: 617-973-9772.
 

If you know of any Japan-related events in Vermont, please send them to JASV at info@jasv.org.