Skills Lab

Japanese Language & Culture

INFORMATION

Course prices

This workshop is free of charge for all students of the University of Twente

Group size

Minimum 8 and maximum 15 participants

Trainer

Hisami Kimura, hisamikburnside@gmail.com

FOR WHOM?

All students with an interest in Japan, its history, language, religion, culture, and how these features combine to create a unique, modern, dynamic society.

RESULT

After this workshop, participants have an overview of how modern Japan came into being and an insight into the language and customs. They’ll learn how 'ultra modern Japan' has its roots in a highly structured, traditional society.

CONTENT

  • Language introduction
  • Japanese trivia
  • Historical milestones
  • National cultural dimensions (The Hofstede model of six dimensions of national culture): The Netherlands VS Japan
  • Key to understanding Japanese society and people

The workshop is a combination of interactive discussion and presentation. It will include examples of Japanese arts and extracts from Japanese movies and documentaries.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

7 hours including a lunch break.

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