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Jul. 31, 2014

 
Nihongokyoiku Tsushin
In the following website, "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Elementary1 A2)" is introduced. Please visit it!

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Nihongokyoiku Tsushin provides Japanese-language teachers, in particular those overseas, with information on teaching materials, teaching ideas for the classroom, current topics in Japan, the situation of Japanese-language education both in Japan and abroad, and so on.

Jul. 23, 2014

The publication launch seminar will be held in Osaka on August 23, 2014.
The publication launch seminar(Osaka) Applications Now Open

In honor of the publication of "Elementary 1 A2", the publication launch seminar by the author will be held in Osaka in the following schedule. We are looking forward to many people taking this opportunity to attend.

●Seminar Theme●
  "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" the publication launch seminar
   ~The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
          The features and utilizing of "Elementary 1 A2"〜
●Date●
  August 23, 2014 (Sat.) 14:00 - 16:30 (Open:13:00 / Close:17:00)
●Venue●
  Osaka International House Foundation, The Small Hall

Please see here for more information. (Only displayed in Japanese)

Jul. 22, 2014

Marugoto_E1_PR_Video

The PR video of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Elementary1 A2)" has been uploaded on the following web sites (YouTube). Please take a look!

Jul. 04, 2014

The publication launch seminar for the "Elementary1 A2" was decided to be held in Osaka!
Seminar was decided to be held in Osaka

We sincerely thank you for participating the publication launch seminar for the "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" Elementary1 A2 in Tokyo on June 28, 2014. It was very popular.
Therefore that seminar is planning to be held in Osaka in the end of August.

Further details will be announced at a later date.

Jun. 27, 2014

Marugoto Plus for Eelementary1 "MARUGOTO Plus Elementary1 A2"        
      join to the learning support website!
"MARUGOTO Plus Elementary1 A2" is a website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture alongside the contents of "Marugoto: Japanese language and culture" Elementary1 A2, a coursebook which uses the JF Standard as a basis.
It is accessible from the "Learning support websites" button.
Please check and use it!

Jun. 25, 2014

Added new resources on the website of "Teachers' resources"!
Aditional resources for teachers

Teachers' resources for the "Elementary 1 A2 " such as "Teacher's Notes", "Vocabulary Index", "Phrase Index" and "Word List" added on the website of "Teachers' resources."
Please check and use it!

Jun. 24, 2014

Marugoto(E1 A2) Search Inside Trial reading of "Elementary 1 A2" is possible!
Some contents of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" Elementary 1 A2 publish on the following websites.

 〈 Coursebook for communicative language activities / Katsudoo
 〈 Coursebook for communicative language competences / Rikai

Jun. 18, 2014

We sincerely thank you for application to participate the publication launch seminar in Tokyo on June 28, 2014.

We closed accepting applications because reached a capacity.
Closed accepting(Tokyo)

Jun. 06, 2014

Purchase information update "Purchase information" site has been renewed!
Information regarding "Elementary 1 A2" has been added to "Book Introductions" page. In addition, the learning resources for use with "Elementary 1 A2" including digital audio files are available for download in "Learning Resources Library" page.
Please do have a look !

Jun. 03, 2014

We closed accepting applications. Thank you for a much participation application!

We still have some seats of the publication launch seminar to be held
in Tokyo on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Look forward to your entries.


Please see here for more information. (Only displayed in Japanese)
The publication launch seminar(Tokyo) Re-inform

May 30, 2014

 
Starter A1 Wordbook【French version】

Word book【French version】for
 "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" Starter A1
                     has been completed !

This is the learning resource which has been re-compiled by the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris(the Japan Foundation) based on the original version has been released on the website.
This the learning resource can be downloaded from the following.
 <File 1>Front cover, Beginning of book, Lesson 1~Lesson 8
 <File 2>Lesson 9~Lesson 16, Other words, End of book

May. 19, 2014

The publication launch seminar(Tokyo) Applications Now Open We closed accepting applications. Thank you for a much participation application!

The publication launch seminar will be held in Tokyo on June 28, 2014.

"Elementary 1 A2" is a sequel to the "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" series will be released in the beginning of June, 2014.
In honor of the publication of "Elementary 1 A2", the publication launch seminar by the author will be held in Tokyo in the following schedule.
We are looking forward to many people taking this opportunity to attend.

●Seminar Theme●
 "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" the publication launch seminar
  ~The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
         The features and utilizing of "Elementary 1 A2"〜
●Date●
  June 28, 2014 (Sat.) 14:00 - 16:30 (Open:13:00 / Close:17:30)
●Venue●
  The Japan Foudation(Headquarters), JFIC Hall "SAKURA"

Please see here for more information. (Only displayed in Japanese)

May 16, 2014

Marugoto×Manila_Manual
The teaching guide "Marugoto×Manila Manual" for Marugoto: Japanese language and culture" Starter A1 [Katsudoo] that the Japan Foundation, Manila has produced, is now available on website. This is a teaching guide has been produced through the "Marugoto" course of two years. It is written in English, but it is a manual would be helpful to people of other countries and regions. Please take advantage of it !

In the website for "Marugoto" in the Japan Foundation, Manila, as well as "Marugoto × Manila Manual", it also offers course handouts and teaching materials for Moji, Kanji.

May 15, 2014

The PR video of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" 【English version】
has been uploaded on the following web sites (YouTube).

【English Ver.】Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" Starter A1
【Japanese Ver.】まるごと 日本のことばと文化 入門 A1

Apr. 24, 2014

フィリピン日本語教師フォーラム フライヤー
The Japan Foundation, Manila will hold "The 19th Philippine Nihongo Teachers' Forum" on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Makati City. "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" will be taken up in this forum.

On that day, the demonstration lesson will be performed, the lecture and workshop on the theme of "What's Marugoto" and "Thinking about the teaching and activities using the concept of Marugoto" by the author will be held. In addition, the teaching manual "Marugoto×Manila Manual" that was created through the lessons of two years will be introduced. Please check here for more information.
Please click on the image to watch a flyer(PDF file).

Apr. 15, 2014

Publication of A2-1
The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
                  following the "Starter A1"

"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Elementary 1 A2)"
  ・Coursebook for communicative language activities
  ・Coursebook for communicative language competences
These two coursebooks will be released in the beginning of June, 2014.

 In addition, the publication launch seminar is planning to be held in Tokyo on Saturday
 June 28, 2014. Further details will be announced later.

Mar. 26, 2014

 New banners of this official portal page has been added!
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Feb. 10, 2014

Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1 Poster
The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)"
A poster has been completed.

Please click on the image(A4 size scaled-down version) to watch the PDF file.

Dec. 25, 2013

"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)"
Katsudoo and Rikai began showing pages of some contents.
Please see the following web sites!

Starter A1 Katsudoo 】  【 Starter A1 Rikai

Dec. 16, 2013

 The PR video of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)"
 has been uploaded on the YouTube.  

 Please take a look at this website.

Dec. 15, 2013

 We sincerely thank you for participating the publication launch seminar
 in Osaka on December 14, 2013. It was very popular, and this seminar
 ended successfully. We continue and plan the holding of the seminar.
 Please anticipate that!!

Dec. 04, 2013

 The acceptance was finished. Thank you for a much participation application!
 We still have some seats of the publication launch seminar to be held in Osaka
 on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Look forward to your entries.

Nov. 29, 2013

Nihongokyoiku Tsushin
In the following website, the JF Language Course using
"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" is introduced.
Please visit it!
              【Features on this website】
                Current Report on Japanese-Language Education around the Globe

Nov. 13, 2013

 The acceptance was finished. Thank you for a much participation application!
 The publication launch seminar will be held in Osaka on December 14, 2013.

  ●Seminar Theme●
   Japanese educational practice seminar for communities
    - The practical use of the official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
                  "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" -
  ●Date●
   Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 14:00 to 16:30 (The doors open at 13:30)
  ●Venue●
   Public Interest Incorporated Associations Kokuminkaikan,
             Muto Memorial Hall "THE LARGE ROOM"  

  More details can be found here (Only displayed in Japanese).

Nov. 11, 2013

Thanks(Tokyo)
 We sincerely thank you for participating the publication launch seminar
 in Tokyo on November 9, 2013. It was very popular.
 Therefore that seminar is planning to be held in Osaka in the middle of
 December.  

 Further details will be announced at a later date.

Nov. 07, 2013

The overseas dealer

The information concerning the overseas dealer of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" has been published on website.

Please check here for more information.

Oct. 15, 2013

The acceptance was finished. Thank you for a much participation application!
The publication launch seminar will be held in Tokyo on November 9, 2013


 ●Seminar Theme●
  Japanese educational practice seminar for communities
   - The practical use of the official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
                 "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" -
 ●Date●  
  Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 14:00 to 16:30 (The doors open at 13:30)
 ●Venue●
  The Japan Foudation(Headquarters), JFIC Hall "SAKURA"

 More details can be found here (Only displayed in Japanese).

Oct. 08, 2013

The publication launch seminar(Tokyo)

The publication launch seminar is planning to be held in Tokyo in the beginning of November.
Further details will be announced at a later date.

Oct. 02, 2013

Nihongokyoiku Tsushin
In the following website, "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" is introduced. Please visit it!
【Features on this website】
               ・Nihongo Kyoiku News    ・Bookshelf

Sep. 20, 2013

Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1 Flyer(Front) Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1 Flyer(Back)
The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation
"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)"
A flyer has been completed.

Please click on the images to watch the PDF file.

Sep. 13, 2013

Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1 Word book
It has released a complete set of the "Goicyoo(word book)" that collected words that are required to study "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)" Katsudoo and Rikai on the website.

Please download it from "learning resource library" website.

Sep. 9, 2013

Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1
The official Japanese coursebooks of the Japan Foundation have been released!
"Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)"   
 Katsudoo: Coursebook for communicative language activities
                     (1,500 Yen + tax)
 Rikai: Coursebook for communicative language competences
                                (1,700 Yen + tax)

Sep. 9, 2013

 The official portal page of "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture" is now open!
 From this portal page, you can access websites providing various resources,
 learning supports and purchase information.

 Feel free to link to this portal page and you can use the banner below.