Japanese Newsletter Fall 2017

2018 Exchange Program

Fort Hayes has formed an alliance with Asahikawa Jitsugyou High School that exchanges yearly. Last year we hosted 10 Asahikawa students for three weeks. This school year they will return the favor and host 8 Fort Hayes students.

Why Study Japanese?

Japan has the 2nd largest economy in the world

Japan is a prosperous country and has the most diverse economy in Asia. With a GDP of $4.9 trillion in 2005, Japan's economy is 2nd only to that of the U.S. The leading Japanese companies are among the largest, most efficiently run, and most well-known firms in the world. Familiar names like Sony, Toshiba, Sanyo, Casio, Canon, Minolta, Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi, and many others have infiltrated the world market in a variety of sectors.

Whether you're in the field of business, engineering, manufacturing, research, economics, or politics, chances are you will be competing with, if not working for, a Japanese entity.

"Japan" in Ohio!!!

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You can get the feel of being in Japan without ever leaving the Columbus area! Visit the Tensuke Market area!! 1167 Old Henderson Rd. Columbus, OH 43220