Class theme/topics discussed:
Participating in Japanese Tea (Meeting with native Japanese speaker, who are belonging to Claremont Colleges)
How did you pick this theme or topic?
Professors of Japanese organized the event. Students had a chance to meet and talk with Japanese.
How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
Students really enjoyed chatting with Japanese.
Did they engage with each other and you?
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Yes, but this event needs supports by professors of Japanese.
Why or why not?
It is good chance for students to practice Japanese. In addition, this event motivate students to study Japanese more.