Autumn 2016

Singing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star in Japanese

Bilingual in Brooklyn

Have you ever thought about studying Japanese? Does it sound hard? Well, right now there is a group of students at a public elementary school in Brooklyn who receive half of their education in Japanese. This is not an English to Japanese translation of what they are learning either. These kids are listening to their teacher, responding...


The JET Program

It’s that time of year again! Applications to the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program are now being accepted. What’s that? You’ve never heard of the JET Program before? No worries, here is a brief overview just for you.

The JET Program is for young professionals who...


"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire..."

While chestnuts are generally thought of as a winter treat in the United States, in Japan they are more closely associated with autumn. Chestnuts, or kuri in Japanese, are a quintessential autumnal treat in Japan, as traditional as pumpkin pie is here in the United States. They begin appearing...

The Heart of KYOGEN ALT_TEXT Okara

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