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  • Instructors & Staff: Language Center: Programs: Japan Society
    NYU She holds teaching certificates in both Japanese and ESL She has taught Japanese at various institutions including New York University Hunter College Pace University and The New School Together with Akai sensei she is currently co hosting Japan Society s YouTube series Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Ms Mami Miyashita earned a Japanese Teaching License in Japan a certificate of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language from The Ohio State University and a master s degree from West Chester University She has worked in foreign language education for more than twenty years including at the University of Delaware from 1999 to 2005 Ms Mari Nakamura has an MA in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and has taught Japanese for 25 years at universities including Harvard Indiana University and the University of Maryland She has also taught at several Fortune 500 Corporations Ms Mami Nakanishi has a bachelor s degree in Literature from Sophia University in Tokyo She is a graduate of Japan Society s Teacher Training Program and has been on Japan Society s teaching staff since the summer of 2010 Ms Kazuko Nakazawa has a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Literature and is a graduate of Japan Society s Teacher Training Program She has taught Japanese privately and in an after school program in Japan for three years and privately in the United States for two years She has been on Japan Society s teaching staff since the summer of 2010 Ms Toshiko Omori has an MA in TESOL from New York University She has taught Japanese at the United Nations International School and Phillips Exeter Academy She currently teaches at NYU and The New School Ms Hiroko Miyashita received her B A in Linguistics from Tokyo Woman s Christian University and holds a certificate for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language from Waseda University She is currently an adjunct Japanese Language Instructor at Baruch College CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice and LaGuardia Community College and served as the former Editor in Chief of Y s Publishing from 2007 to 2012 Ms Naoko Sorial is a graduate of Columbia University where she obtained her Master of Arts in Japanese Pedagogy She has taught English and Japanese in both the United States and Japan and is currently a Japanese Language Lecturer at Baruch College CUNY where she has been on the teaching staff since 2008 English as a Second Language Instructors Ms Maureen Kamata is a seasoned ESL teacher with over fourteen years of experience teaching ESL in Japan and six years of experience teaching English in the USA A native of Norwalk Connecticut Maureen earned her Master s Degree in TESOL at St Michael s College in Vermont Before moving to New York City in 2012 she lived in Torrance California where she taught English and American Customs and Culture to the wives of expatriated Japanese businessmen Ms Linda Lerner has a bachelor s degree in art history from the State University of New York at

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  • C.V. Starr Library: Language Center: Programs: Japan Society
    Annual Dinner Foundations Government Space Rentals Language Center Language Center Home Open Courses Registration Information Instructors Staff C V Starr Library Overview FAQs Home Programs Language Center C V Starr Library C V Starr Library Photo Peter Aaron Esto C V Starr Library is an ideal place for research on Japan and U S Japan relations Approximately 14 000 volumes primarily in English offer Members a comprehensive resource for information on Japanese art history culture society politics religion and many other subjects Use of the C V Starr Library is limited to Japan Society Members and Toyota Language Center students Library hours C V Starr Library is open between 12 pm and 5 pm Monday through Friday Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery Innovators Network Language Center Performing Arts Talks Multimedia Articles Video Calendar Upcoming Events Here

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  • Overview & FAQs: Language Center: Programs: Japan Society
    Guide which outlines the material covered in each level If you have any further questions please call the office at 212 715 1256 or email us at How can I register You can register online over the phone by calling our office at 212 715 1256 email your registration to or mail your registration to Japan Society 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Attn Toyota Language Center You can register online for all classes unless otherwise noted Please call or email us if you have any questions about registration Once you are registered you will receive confirmation by letter email or phone What are your office hours The Toyota Language Center office hours are 10 30 am 6 30 pm Monday Friday Please leave a message if you do not reach us and we will return your call as soon as possible For Box Office Gallery or Business Hours please visit the Japan Society homepage I want to become a Japan Society member How can I do this At the Toyota Language Center we can register you for a membership at the same time that you register for a class just let us know You are also welcome to become a member online As a member you will receive the member tuition discount on classes among other events at Japan Society I have already paid and registered for my class but I need to drop out What is the cancellation policy Tuition is non refundable and non transferable for any reason after 12 pm one business day before a class series starts Please see the Course Description and Registration form for deadlines All refunds are subject to a 20 service charge including those by the deadline day No partial registration or auditing is permitted Cancellations are accepted by

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  • Waku Waku Japanese: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    you memorize them all Try spelling out your name or other fun words in both languages Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki Chat Sign Language Thursday November 5 Today we re discussing Japanese Sign Language Did you know Sign Languages are vastly different country to country Something as simple as hello changes completely between American and Japanese Sign Language We talk with Sherry san an instructor at the School for the Deaf regarding various signs in both Japanese and American Sign Language Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki Chat Okinawan Language Wednesday September 16 Today we re discussing the islands of Okinawa and their distinct languages and dialect with Okinawan dancer and singer Ms Junko Fisher Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 27 Audience Questions Monday August 31 Q 1 How do you use the verbs あります and います Both verbs mean There is are You use あります for inanimate objects and います for animate objects Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki Chat First Time Travel Tips Wednesday July 29 This is a casual round table discussion on various topics related to Japan The topic of this week s video is tips for first time travelers to Japan Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 26 Tongue Twisters Thursday July 9 Have you ever tried a Japanese tongue twister If not give these a try Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 25 Movie Genres Monday July 6 Here is how to say some of the common movie genres in Japanese Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 24 Usagi Holmes 1 A Study in Verbs Tuesday May 26 Today we are focusing on verb groups in Japanese Start Video 1 2 3 4 5 Click here to sign up for

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  • Miyashita Sensei - Language Classes: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    to 100 More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 3 Days of the Week and Days of the Month In this lesson you will learn both the days of the week and the days of the month in Japanese More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 4 Going to a Destination In this lesson you will learn how to express going to a destination More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 5 4 Verbs Nomimasu Tabemasu Mimasu Kikimasu In this lesson you will learn 4 new verbs nomimasu tabemasu mimasu and kikimasu and how to correctly use them in sentences More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 6 To do verb In this lesson you will learn a very useful Japanese verb shimasu to do Proper sentence structure will also be covered adding places people and time to the sentence More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 7 To give To Receive In this lesson you will learn 2 very useful Japanese verbs agemasu to give and moraimasu to receive Proper sentence structure will also be covered adding places people and time to the sentence More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 8 Family Members In this lesson you will learn how to say the members of your family and another person s family In Japanese there is a distinction between the two More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 9 Telling Time In this lesson you will learn how to tell time in Japanese Be sure to practice your Japanese numbers as well More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 10 Particles In this lesson you will learn an introduction to Japanese particles specifically wa は ni に to と and de で More Info 1 2 3 Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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  • Overview & Staff: Performing Arts: Programs: Japan Society
    touring program for Japanese performing arts companies commissions to non Japanese artists and collaborative projects with American cultural organizations and universities in order to introduce Japanese performing artists She has also launched new initiatives including an artist residency project and a workshop series Known in Japan as a writer researcher on the public and private arts support systems in the U S and Japan Ms Shioya has been invited to speak at numerous symposia lectures and TV programs presented by the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese government Keidanren the Academy of Cultural Economics and the Japan Council of Performers Organizations among others Her first book New York How the City and Its Artists Coexist which was published by Maruzen Publishing Co in 1998 is used widely throughout Japan as a textbook for university arts administration studies programs Ms Shioya has been a regular contributor to arts columns on performing arts and exhibitions for the Asahi newspaper and other publications and has served as a committee member and selection panelist for numerous programs including The Bessie Awards Rolex Mentor and Protégé International Program and the Toyota Choreography Awards Ms Shioya holds BAs in musicology and dance history from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music FUTOSHI MIYAI Futoshi Miyai received a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Osaka Prefecture in 1991 and a Master of Arts degree in arts administration from Teachers College Columbia University in 1999 Mr Miyai started his career as an independent stage manager for theater groups in Osaka Japan in 1989 In 1996 he moved to New York as a Saison Foundation Fellow Mr Miyai has worked with Japan Society s Performing Arts Program since in 1998 as a production coordinator for presentations at Japan Society and as tour manager in the

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