Camp Hiragana: Let’s Read Nihongo!
In this 5-week course, students will be introduced to the hiragana system and learn the basics to start reading Japanese.
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Twice per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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There are three writing systems that the Japanese use: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. In this class, we will learn the hiragana system. Children in Japan learn first to read hiragana and use that as a building block to learning more advanced characters. By learning hiragana, one opens the door to a wealth of material. The hiragana characters are known as syllabaries and are different from the letters we use in the English alphabet. If one knows all the hiragana syllabaries in a word, one...
After each class, worksheets will be posted on the classroom page for students to see the stroke order of the hiragana and practice tracing and writing. Occasionally, a list of words will be given for students to practice reading individually. Assigned work may take about 15 minutes.
A hiragana chart will be posted in the classroom after the first class.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
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261 total reviews
223 completed classes
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