J-Teacher title banner
July 2014
website facebook twitter YouTube
shadow
NSJLE 2014, Otsukaresama deshita!
image 600
And just like that, the second National Symposium on Japanese Language Education (NSJLE) is over! Co-hosts The Japan Foundation, Sydney and the Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education would like to thank all 174 presenters and attendees for making it all possible. We hope you found the symposium valuable in sharing ideas and making new connections. Let's keep the momentum going! For those who missed a session, slides are being posted on the NSJLE website. If you have any feedback about the symposium, please contact us at coordinators@jpf.org.au. Minasama, taihen otsukare sama deshita!
revisit the symposium
shadow
JLPT 2014
Benchmark your Japanese and challenge your students. Registrations for the 2014 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) are now open. Give it a go! See our website for more information.
register now
shadow
Farewell
image 192
Japanese Language Consultant Hyogyung Kim, who recently departed The Japan Foundation after more than 2 years, reflects on her time here as a consultant and says farewell.
kim-sensei's message
shadow
Noh Dramas
image 192
Proof that teaching Japanese is Noh drama! Language Consultant Haruka Ochi talks about using Noh as a theme for a CLIL classroom-based activity. You'll like it even more than our puns!
click to noh more
shadow
Speech Contest
image 192
It's speech contest season! Please see the site for deadlines and contest dates and get your students preparing. Finals will be held in Sydney on October 11. Ganbare!
speak up
shadow
 J-Basic Online
image 192
The next session of J-Basic, our online Japanese language course for teachers, opens on 28 July. Get in now to brush up your Japanese language skills without leaving your house!
sign up
shadow
Art Speaks
image 192
Looking for a fun CLIL activity? Use the Art Speaks Japanese resource kit as inspiriation and encourage your students to make their own artworks! Entries close 8 August. Get creative!
contest info
shadow
Extended!
image 192
The deadline for Video Matsuri entries has now been extended to 12 September. Video Matsuri makes for a great class activity or assessment. With the theme "apple", it's as easy as apple pie!
get filming
shadow
Obento Workshop
image 192
Japanese is fun! Language Program Coordinator, Ben Trumbull, talks about the recent Obento-themed immersion workshops for primary and secondary hosted by North Albany Senior High School, WA.
read more
shadow
Mindfulness
image 192
Students not focused? Why not try these handy tips about mindfulness in the classroom from Stacey Weng, Japanese Teacher at the Corpus Christi Catholic High School.
find out more
shadow
Intensive Seminar for Teachers Postponed
The Intensive Seminar advertised for 29 Sept - 2 Oct in the "2014 Information For Japanese Teachers" guide has been postponed due to unforeseen delays with our centre relocation. Details of the next Intensive Seminar will be forthcoming. The Japan Foundation apologises for any inconvenience.
watch this space
shadow
J Teacher e-newsletter
website facebook twitter YouTube
Contact Information
E-mail jnewsletter@jpf.org.au
Phone (02) 8239 0055
Website www.jpf.org.au
View this email online
Unsubscribe
Forward to a friend
Update your profile
   
Copyright © 2014 The Japan Foundation, Sydney | You have received this email because you are subscribed to the J-Teacher newsletter emailing list. Please note, links contained in this email are accurate at the date of publication but may become obsolete over time.
shadow