Japanese festivals

Course Dates: 22/02/19
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Kiyomi Unten

Japan is a land of many festivals. Some have religious significance and others celebrate the seasons. You will be introduced to what the Japanese people celebrate and how they go about it! You will make some paper crafts relating to the celebration as well as gaining the cultural knowledge.


What is the course about?

This course aims to introduce you to the various festivals that take place in Japan throughout the year and the way Japanese people celebrate.

What will we cover?

Japan's calendar of festivals and the different ways to celebrate, including paper craft and songs.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- List the various celebrations held in Japan and explain their meaning.
- Use paper craft to illustrate various festivals.
- Relate songs to each festival and expalin their meaning.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

All levels are welcome. This course is delivered in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- pair and group work
- use of authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques

Please note, all students are expected to participate in the various activities.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No, all materials provided by the tutor.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please ask your tutor or check our web pages. We run language courses at various levels as well as several workshops.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details


Book your place

Course Code: LJW17

Fri, eve, 22 Feb - 22 Feb '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £39.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £39.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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or call 020 7492 2644

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