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On Friday, September 19, Professor Yoshikazu Kawaguchi will be at CU to address fundamental issues in effective Japanese language teaching, including such aspects as teaching Japanese phonetics, teaching kanji, and engaging students in communication. This presentation, held at 3:00 p.m. in Humanities 370, will be conducted in Japanese.

Yoshikazu Kawaguchi is Professor Emeritus of Japanese at Waseda University. He is widely published and has offered lectures and workshops world-wide. He is acclaimed for his research on aspects of politeness in Japanese and his contributions to communicative pedagogy, to making students autonomous learners, and to incorporating dramatic activities into language education.

After the lecture, there will be a reception in Humanities 230.

The Basics of Effective Japanese Pedagogy