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FLJ. Fun Learn Japanese tkuni@unm.edu/ URL<www.flj.info>
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Gesture Imitation
Novel Method for Language Improvement
Originator: Tae Kunisawa

What is the Gesture Imitation?
click to learn how you can improve your oral proficiency in Japanese

b Kunisawa resume

 

 COMPAQ'S TEACHING WITH COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER

last update: 8/30/04

visitors since July 18, 1998.
This web site created by Tae Kunisawa

Personal life
My son
My son and I

 FOLK TALES

TEXTBOOK FOR GESTURE IMITATION WITH FOLK TALES WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY

Puppet Shadow Show by Tae Kunisawa and Japanese students

 

   The Little Inch Pic by Ono, Yutaka
(Japanese, English, Structures, Practices, Sound, and Anime)

 Urashima, Taro (Japanese, English, Structures, Practices, and Anime) If you would like to work on a puppet shadow show, please contact me.

***LINK  (Japanese)
1. Why have three hundred years passed?
2. How NIHONSHOKI, MANYOO-SHUU, and OTOGIZOOSHI describe the story. 
***Pictures
1.tamatebakos
2.hometown of Urashima, Taro
***Learn more about Urashima, Taro(Japanese and English)
1.  Where was Horai Mountain (The paradise to be alive forever)?
2.  Who was Urashima, Taro?
3.  Why did Otohime-sama give Tamatebako to Urashima, Taro?
4.  How did Dazai, Osamu think about "Urashima, Taro"?
5.  Mr. Urashima appears on "Manyooshoo."
6.  Mr. Urashima in "Kusazoshi."

 Pic by Ikehara,Tuneo,   The Tale of The Bamboo Cutter,Research Paper

  music 

 

 

 

The Puppet Shadow Show Schedule

 

3/12/2000--"Asian Puppet Shadow Theater
                 Urashima, Taro"-
     Japanese Anime Convention 

3/30/1999--"The Little Inch"--North Carolina Central University

Another interesting story
English Japanese
which American students created, discussing "Tales of Temba", an African story and "Tom Thumb," an Western story

 

March/1998--"The Peach Boy
Broughton High School 
Carnage Middle School

April/1997--"The Journey to the West
Broughton High School 
Carnage Middle School

March/1996-"The Peach Boy
Broughton High School 
Carnage Middle School

March/1995-"The Tale of The Bamboo Cutter
Broughton High School 
Carnage Middle School

March/ 1994-"The Crane that Returned the Favor
Broughton High School 
Carnage Middle School

 


 

For Japanese Students and teachers(Link)

 

Challenge:  You can type documents in Japanese and  get English translation

Hiragana Practice 
1. hiragana with stroke order and directions; however no sound
2.hiragana with stroke order, directions and sounds; however the site has a problem
3. This site is for just around 10 characters.
4.quiz

**How to get Japanese Free software for PC

1.e-mail and web sites in Japanese
2.Japanese Language software
3. 60 days trial and works to make your homepage in Japanese.

Reading: just run your mouse on Japanese or English sentences, then you will get meanings!!

Good sites for eCard in Japanese

Listening

How to organize your homepage 
1.how to get a counter for your visitors

Teaching material: audiovisual database

Online camera:you can view pictures from all the world (Japanese)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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