Meets Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00pm at the Lower School.
$250 for the semester.
Offered to grades 1st - 6th.
Taught by Dr. Kazuaki Shiota
Students will be able to gain basic skills in reading, writing, and speaking Japanese through a wide range of cultural components. These include: how to use chopsticks, how to make origami, introducing a wide variety of Japanese foods, greetings and manners, traditional music and arts, current pop culture (manga, anime, singers, video games), and annual national holidays.
Dr. Kazuaki Shiota was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. He is a former exchange student from St. Andrew’s in Osaka which is one of the sister schools of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Jackson.