Students will work mainly with elementary school programs that offer Japanese and Chinese in the Portland area, by assisting a classroom teacher and developing teaching materials. Students will also work on promotion of second language education at the elementary level. The Department is located in Fariborz Maseeh Hall. To set up an appointment to speak with an advisor, contact any of the faculty listed above.
At the end of the seventh century, a delegation from Japan requested that Nihon be used as the name of their country. This name may have its origin in a letter sent in and recorded in the official history of the Sui dynasty. The message said: "Here, I, the emperor of the country where the sun rises, send a letter to the emperor of the country where the sun sets. How are you[? Japan was recorded by Marco Polo as Cipangu.
Advanced practice in all language skills in a Japanese cultural framework. Advanced Japanese Grammar I. Course designed to strengthen written command of the language through grammar instruction as well as readings and reports in Japanese. Modern Japanese Literature and Culture.
Its original sense in Portuguese, however, was closer to " municipality " than " province ". Those fiefs were headed by a local warlord or family. Though the fiefs have long since been dismantled, merged, and reorganized multiple times, and been granted legislative governance and oversight, the rough translation stuck.