Japanese 1 - Lesson 9

For the Week of March 28 - April 1, 2016

This Week's Assignments

NOTICE A CHANGE IN THE DUE DATES THIS WEEK!! THIS IS A NO STRESS WEEK ^_^

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No Spring Break for NCVPS

I hope you all enjoyed Friday with no new assignments due, but we are back to class this week. There are assignments due MOST days, but please notice a change in the schedule this week. There are many fewer assignments due, so hopefully those of you on spring break this week will not have much work to make up when you get back to school. ^_^

Culture Cafe on Monday, March 28

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Thank you, Mrs. Curry

A big thank you to Mrs. Chunghee Curry for assisting us in our Japanese 1 class this semester. She will no longer be a part of our class, but she will be working towards completing the requirements to become a NCVPS Japanese instructor.

Join me in wishing her well in her endeavors!

Mrs. Bostwick (myself) will now be in charge of grading all assignments and of communication with students, parents, and schools. Please let me know if there is anything I can assist you with in your own endeavors to have a successful semester!

GRAMMAR & VOCAB SCREENCASTS & FLASHCARDS

***** SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN JAPAN!!! *****

iCLA is proud to announce scholarship opportunities for international students. The final deadline is April 20 for the 2016 Fall Enrollment, so it would be wonderful if you could introduce this opportunity to your students interested in studying in Japan. Please check the details on our website:

https://www.icla.jp/en/admission/

https://www.icla.jp/news_data/icla_08222017.pdf

iCLA is the four-year, residential, all-English, liberal arts college, fully accredited by Japan’s Ministry of Education. We do not require Japanese fluency to applicants, but we offer extensive Japanese Language Programs with highly experiential Japan Studies Programs including Japanese Anime & Manga, Japanese martial arts, and so on. It is an ideal destination to whom wants to learn liberal arts in Japan.

LANGUAGE COACHING

Japanese language coaching is an important (and required) component of this online class. Students should be registered for sessions that meet two times per week. Students are required to attend these sessions and their participation is graded. If a student has not attended a session, that time can be made up in 1 of two ways. Go to Blackboard Collaborate, then Recordings, then set the dates for the date range you wish to find. Locate your missed session, listen to the archive, and send an email with a summary of what was covered along with 3 sentences in Japanese that were practiced. OR, if you know in advance you cannot attend the session, please try to attend a different coach's session. The alternate coach will notify me of your participation and you will receive full credit (minus any deductions for arriving late or not being prepared).

Peer Tutoring Center

Contact the PTC by clicking on the link on the left in the course (not "on top" as it says in the image below). If you should need assistance with Japanese or with taking an online course in general, there are students just like you waiting to help!
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Important Dates to Remember

Revae Bostwick, Japanese 1 Instructor

Office Hours: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. daily.
If you need to call at a different time, please leave a message and I will get back to you.
CONTACT INFO:
revae.bostwick@ncpublicschools.gov
704-325-9584