Crash Course for Travelers to Japan

April 10, 2019
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Tuesday, June 30, 6–8 PM EDT  Calculate your local time

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. To participate fully, you will need access to a device with internet, microphone, and camera (such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet). Further instructions will be provided the business day before classes begin. Please note that all times listed are New York time (ET/UTC-04:00).

This crash course for travelers offers a quick introduction to the Japanese language as well as Japanese customs, which can be very helpful for first-time or even veteran travelers to Japan. Our mini-workshop will introduce you to basic Japanese phrases for greeting, ordering food, shopping and other aspects of daily life. Get more out of your Japanese adventure with this useful preparatory course!

Tuition: $40 nonmembers /$35 Japan Society Individual and Corporate members

Instructor: Ms. Kazue Kurahara holds a BA from Hunter College and an MA in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language and TESOL from 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. She is currently hosting Japan Society’s YouTube series "Uki Uki NihonGO! + Culture”.

Workshop Information (PDF)

Crash Course for Travelers to Japan is funded, in part, by the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, as part of the institution-wide Passing the Torch series.

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • 6:00 pm