**PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF COURSE DATES AND INSTRUCTOR
Date & Time:
Tuesdays, 9/9 - 12/2/2014, 6 - 8 PM
No class on 11/25
Sony Electronics, Inc.
Sony Auditorim, 1st floor
1730 N. First St.
San Jose, CA 95112 (map)
Textbook: Materials will be provided by teacher. Teaching materials and lesson content covered may vary by class to class.
Advanced Conversation and Reading is designed for students with a solid foundation in written and spoken Japanese. Students are expected to demonstrate JLPT N2 skill levels. The class is conducted entirely in Japanese and focuses on the development of extended discourse abilities and advanced reading skills. The materials will be drawn from a variety of sources such as novels and classic to modern poetry, newspaper, essays and magazines. Advanced Japanese class introduces open discussion based on materials.
Here is the sample material used in the past.
まあ、それでも、ぼくらは頑張ったのである。戦争に敗れ、価値観が天と地ほどに変わり、今日から民主主義、昨日と逆のことをやれば正しいと教えられたのには混乱したが、とにかく、新時代であることには違いないから、生きようと頑張った。 （「昭和でんでん虫」阿久悠 『私の銀座』より）
If you are not already a member of the Japan Society of Northern California, please read about our individual membership and receive a class discount.
The deadline for all class changes, refunds, and final registration for this class is Friday, September 19th.
By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the Japan Society of Northern California’s Class Policies.