Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Japanese-English Reading Circle in Shadyside, from January 20.

The next series of the Japan America Society of Pennsylvania's Japanese-English Reading Circle will start from January 20 in Shadyside.
Join us for the Japanese-English Reading Circle, a first of its kind reading group!

Mission: to promote language learning through reading and language exchange. We aim to keep positivity and motivation high while developing reading fluency, vocabulary, content discussion, and reading strategies in a fun, collaborative environment.

Meetings: will consist of icebreaker language games, discussions about book topics, questions about language, formation of reading goals, and reading strategy sharing/reflection

Who can join: Japanese learners of English or English-speaking learners of Japanese. Any proficiency level is okay, although it would help to have at least beginner level knowledge of the second language you are studying.
The meetings are held every other Saturday (January 20, February 3, February 17, and March 3) in the Community Room from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The apartment complex at 401 Shady Ave. (map) has a large number of Japanese residents who work and study in the city, and occasionally hosts cultural events for its international residents.