Introduction to Japanese Films
These courses provide an introduction to Japanese films from all historical periods. The courses are based on your interest and informed by my own study of over 1000 films. I am particularly interested in older films for the insights about changes in society and film making over time.
Japanese Films and the Japanese Language Course
If you would like to learn both Japanese films and the Japanese language, I can make a taylor-made course for you. For example using Ozu`s films you can learn words related to families and marriage systems. If you are interested in samurai, I can introduce words and phrases related to Bushido (way of samurai). If you would like to practice conversations in your favourite films, I can write short conversations and practice them with you. I was in the English Drama Club at university and it was very useful to improve my English while acting some roles in a play.
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