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Gateway to Japan: Let's speak Japanese
Focus on conversational skill.
Tuesday 6:00pm - 7:30pm -
New Spring Semester starts
February 2017 (12 weekly classes)
Cost: Non-member: $10/class Member $7/class
Class will be conducted in English and Japanese. Students are required to purchase the textbook, Japanese from Zero.
$27.13 (Paper back) and $14.77 ( Kindle edition)
Using the Pimsleur program, you will learn practical conversational phrases in this class.
Gateway to Japan – Instructor: Ms. Izumi Sakurada
Izumi Sakurada was born in the ancient city of Nara, Japan. She immigrated to American in 1983 to seek higher education after graduating from high school in Japan. She then graduated from Chapman University in CA with B.A. in Fine Art. After working in various corporations in Los Angeles at bilingual and bi-cultural environments, she moved to Orlando in 1996. Becoming a mother opened a new path to become an educator. Montessori educator experiences lead her to find her passion for sharing her Japanese heritage with locals. Since 2006, as Japanese Lesson 34747, she has been providing private lessons of Japanese language and culture to locals via individual and group lessons. An avid volunteer at local Asian festivals. Since 2011, she has been teaching Senior education program for Stetson University’s Road scholar and Lifelong programs.