Fundamentals of Kanji Workshop Part 1

August 6, 2024
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Tuesday, August 6, 6:30-8:30 pm ET (Part 1) | 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). Please note that all times listed are New York time (ET).

Why is stroke order important? Why are there multiple readings of the same Kanji? Is there an efficient and less painful way to learn new ones? What can I do to overcome my “Kanji allergy?”

Join us in these fun, hands-on workshops for adult learners and get a jumpstart toward reading and writing Japanese with more confidence! Fundamentals of Kanji will be offered in two separate parts.

For students in Levels 1–4, these workshops are a perfect introduction to Kanji.

For students in Levels 5–9, these workshops will be an excellent opportunity to revisit the fundamentals of Kanji to reinforce your existing and future Kanji knowledge.

These workshops are designed for adults aged 18 and above.

For a printer friendly version, please click here: Workshop Information (PDF)

Part 1 Workshop:

In this workshop, you will be guided through the fundamental concepts of Kanji structure, bushu (radicals), on & kun readings, and more.

Part 1 is a prerequisite to taking Fundamentals of Kanji Part 2.

Due to this being a language learning workshop, we highly recommend having your video on if possible. We do ask that every participant is able to participate via their microphone. If you do not have this capability, please contact us at [email protected].

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 the scriptwriter and host of Japan Society’s YouTube series “Uki Uki NihonGO! + Culture”.

How To Register

Workshop capacity is limited! To guarantee a seat, please register as soon as possible. If the workshop reaches full capacity, a waitlist may be available. Please email [email protected].

Tuition: $42 nonmembers /$35 Japan Society members and Corporate members
Inclusive of fees, where applicable.

Registration may be completed online (preferred) or by phone at (212) 715-1269 or (212) 715-1293, or in-person (please inquire for hours).

Registrants will receive a Welcome Email and the Zoom link from [email protected] in the afternoon of the business day before the workshop.

Please Note

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are accepted until 12 pm ET on Monday, August 5, 2024. With a cancellation, a refund of tuition minus a service charge ($5 for workshops) will be provided. After this deadline, cancellations are not accepted.

Cancellations are accepted by phone only. We do not accept email cancellations.

Japan Society also reserves the right to cancel any workshop if sufficient enrollment is not obtained. In such cases, students already enrolled will receive full refunds (no service charge).

By registering for a workshop, you accept and agree to the above terms of the cancellation policy.

We do not record our workshops, and recording of this workshop is prohibited.



Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Support for Japan Society’s Language Center is provided, in part, by Mark F. Goldfield and Mary E. Hatch; Christopher Hong; Steven Giordano; and Dr. Bic Kanayjorn.
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024
  • 6:30 pm
  • Online
  • Registration
  • $42 Nonmembers
  • $35 Members

Inclusive of fees, where applicable.