Saturday, October 05, 2013
Our high school students wanted to take more years of Japanese. They'd already worked through Pimsleur. Arielle wanted to be "fluent." Nolan was game to give it a shot too. I began to look for programs.
I found some sites which would work for the younger two. Finally, I called Ryu and Kim. I went to college with Kim. We reconnected again in Tokyo. Ryu, Kim and Jun have since immigrated to America. Kim teaches English to Japanese students. I wondered....would she be willing to teach these two.
Ryu will teach them! He's the native Japanese speaker in their home. Kim purchased some books for the kids in Japan, a friend of hers brought them over....and they're off.
Ah - the wonder of Web Ex. They'll meet weekly via the Internet. I promised Akikosan we'd not forget our Japanese. I think it's a promise we can keep.
Living all of life before the face of God...
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We had a wonderful time with your kids, De'Etta! We look forward to getting to know them better and better this year!
That is terrific!! What a wonderful opportunity.
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