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Documentary

A sad documentary about nuclear power and the destruction of a town:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01r7bpt/Storyville_20122013_Surviving_the_Tsunami_My_Atomic_Aunt/

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Exam Date.

The date for the speaking test is Tuesday May 7th.

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Resources

News:

Some new resources:
Grammar:
http://www.japanesegrammar.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=2
Hiragana:
http://www.tofugu.com/japanese-resources/hiragana42/
Various:
https://plus.google.com/117250135504360701114/posts

Interested in the Japanese Proficiency Test? - The internationally recognised test for Japanese (eg, for Japanese university entrance or working for a Japanese company), unfortunately only available to take in London or Edinburgh: http://www.jpf.org.uk/whatson.php#534

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2011年5月19日

In class today we completed parts 1,2&3 of unit M1EX1 of the 'Chikara' GCSE course, with part 4 to be completed for homework.

Please also read through the model text for unit 1:
Download file "M1Text.pdf"

Our next piece of work is M1EX2:

Download file "M1EX2.pdf"

You will receive printed copies of both these files next lesson.

Here is an MP3 of さんぽのうた (The Stroll Song) - The opening theme song of となりのトトロ。

MP3

Also, check out these Youtube links for the となりのトトロ theme song さんぽのうた。It is a very popular film (and not only in Japan) so there are many more versions.
English Version (Not a close translation)

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Celtic Use Katakana to Raise Cash for Tsunami Victims.

Celtic FC used katakana to raise money for the tsunami appeal last night. All their players wore shirts with their names written in katakana. The shirts will be auctioned to raise money for tsunami charities. There will also be a special shirt number 25 featuring a kanji name - 中村 - Nakamura - for Japanese ex-Celtic player Nakamura Shunsuke. See if you can read the names on the shirts:


Answers here: (match the shirt numbers)

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