( 2 activities)
( 2 activities)
Ask your classmate what s/he wanted to be when s/he was a child.
Ask your classmate whom s/he wants to meet.
Ask your classmate what s/he wants to do in Japan.
Ask your classmat
Ask why s/he wants to eat.
Ask why s/he wants to go to the bathroom.
Ask what your Japanese grade will be.
Ask what your summer break will be.
Ask what you must do in spring break with a reason.
Ask what you must do in Japan wi
Ask what s/he does not want.
Ask what s/he did not want on her/his birthday.
Ask what s/he received from her friend recently.
Ask what s/he gives her/his mother.
Ask what food s/he perhaps ate.
Ask where s/he perhaps goes in su
Ask why s/he wants to go to Japan.
Ask why s/he wants to study at FIU.
Ask what sport s/he can play.
Ask what food s/he cannot eat.
Ask where s/he wants to try to go.
Ask what sport s/he wants to try
Tozama daimyo outside Daimyo of the tokugawa period
Kumadori aragoto make up for kabuki
Shukuba machi towns developed around post stations
Kudarimono things from kamigata (Kyoto, Osaka)
Suzuki Bokushi - hokuetsu seppu
Ichikawa Danjyuro - aragoto
Group Project / PowerPoint Presentation & Notes/ Grading Criteria
Team names and their roles:
Members and their roles:
Strong use of Google
design & delivery
Effective use of
2/29: EDO CULTURE: Chapter 1/ Edo the Warriors City
1. Buke sho-hatto (laws Governing the Military Households, (1615) was the bakufus basic
policy. Briefly explain its rules.
Bannermen and household retainers were put to work as gaurds to fortify the
JPN 3500 Exam 1: Selected questions for the short answers
I will choose 3 questions for you to answer, and then you will choose 2 questions from the
rest of them to answer. All together 5 questions for the short essay.
1. Explain multifaceted religious li
Cultural background, contemporary functions, and atmosphere of main sacred sites in
Interaction of two major religions
Shinto shrines support an emphasis on life by giving blessing of health and wealth.
Buddhist temples with cemeteries
JPN 3500 Group Project PowerPoint
Group members name and their roles:
Group Chapter and Title
Main Idea (About 120-180 words)
Within Japanese youth culture, there exists two words that describe someones personality,
Nikushoku-kei and Soushoku-kei. The t
Week 3 Study Questions
1/25: Read, Fushikaden (selected article and PowerPoint about Doboshu)
1. Zeami explains "true Flower," in Fshikaden. What is Flower?
The flower is a metaphor for viewing a performance. The flower sheds its petals and goes
Week 2 Study Questions
1/20: Religious Culture (Selected Article)
1. Explain the complexity of the religious life of modern Japan. Explain multifaceted
religious life of he Japanese. Show some examples.
Born Shinto die Buddhist is a complexity of the reli
College, department, major
Transcription and Pronunciation Rules
A. Long Vowels
B. Pronunciation of
Followed by a vo
It connects two nouns.
It is placed between two nouns.
1. The first noun modifies the second noun. (In English s)
Takeshis phone number
Watashi no namae
2. The second n
Japanese Grammar X=Y
X wa Y desu.
Watashi wa Satoko desu.
Watashi wa Tom desu.
Watashi wa sensei desu.
Watashi wa gakusee desu.
Watashi wa nihon-jin desu.
Watashi wa amerika-jin d
.It is, (I am, we are, she is, etc.)
Particle wa indicates a topic topic marker
Watashi wa Satoko desu.
(As for me, it is Satoko I am Satoko)
Watashi wa sensee desu.
(As for me, it is a teach
Translate the following greetings into Japanese.
1. Good morning.
2 Good afternoon. Hello.
3. Good night.
4. Thank you.
5. Excuse me. /I sorry.
6. Ill go and come back.
7. Please go and come back.
8. Im home.
9. Welcome home.
9. Thank you for the
Lesson 4 Review Sheet
(There is a McDonalds over there.)
There is a child at the park.)
(I have a TV at home.)
(I have a big sister.)
An event takes place.
(There will be a quiz on Wednesday.)
(On weekend, there will