Meanwhile, verbal form is also important for people to know. If they use it wrong, they will be regarded as the rude. Well, Japanese people always use “suffix” to add in order to show their respect to someone. For example, the word “San”, they use it when the speakers say to the elderly, whereas the word “Chan” uses for the same age or the younger. Last, when people visit many places in Japan, they must take off their shoes and find appropriate places to place it in order to show respect and especially keep the room tidy.
Entertaining Japanese guest I think that are 13 tips on Japanese etiquette that are sure to keep you and your associate in good company. 1 -- It is customary to bow when meeting a Japanese person, but not necessary. Even a slight nod of the head is acceptable. Any attempt to try to honor the Japanese traditions through greetings is a good way to make a first impression. However, most Japanese are familiar with the firm, American hand shake, which is just as respectable in their eyes.
In Western culture, it is typical for people to compliment others and their responses to the compliments are usually a simple “thank you” with a smile. However, in Japan, this response can be taken as arrogant. For example, when Japanese give a compliment such as “you look good today,” the response should be “no, you look better” or “my hair looks messy.” It is very hard for Japanese to accept compliments as compliments. This is because Japanese people usually give compliments as a form of formality. They believe that responses to the compliments should be humble and denying the compliments is a form of politeness.
Comparison and Contrast Thai food and Japanese food People always discuss about exotic foods. There are many options to choose. I think that two common exotic foods people choose in Taiwan are Thai food and Japanese food. Both type of foods all delicious. But Thai food and Japanese food are totally different.
The goals of any education system ought to be straightforward and available to the public. According to MEXT, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the governing body over the education system in Japan, the national goal for education is, “to achieve the full development of personality and to nurture individuals with sound minds and bodies equipped with necessary capacities as builders of a peaceful and democratic state and society.” (Development of Education in Japan, 6) With such a clear purpose, education in Japan is easily promoted. This results in students desiring education and will nurture these students to become productive members of society. In turn, this only helps the nation grow stronger. While some nations have a clear cut purpose and goal to their education, the United States on the other hand has had numerous goals of its education system and most recently, as seen in the No Child Left Behind Act, NCLB, its statement of purpose includes, “to ensure
It explores the issue of English becoming the second official language in a traditionally non- English cultural context. The task explores different cultures identity and their language and the power of language, how it leads a person thinking what is going on. The purpose of the task is to assert that English should be Japan’s second official language, as it improves Japan’s relevance in the internet age and achieving world class excellence but as the world has seen they have transformed English into Japlish and it causes confusion to foreigners. Therefore as English being their second official language they have to work on improve their English proficiency. The choice of an editorial was to write my opinion of issue but in the form of an editorial, to address the issue by persuading the audience with explanation.
It is a wonderful country with so much to offer, so much diversity and culture and an absolutely wonderful atmosphere of peaceful and respectful people. I believe that I could benefit hugely from being able to take part of the Japanese education system and being able to experience the country and the science taking place there during my own education. I think it would lead me to become a much better scientist and engineer. What I would like to do while studying in Japan is of course to continue my current educational direction, which is scientific research and technological development. I have also chosen to study in Tokyo because I have been almost all over Japan but I have yet to find a place so wonderful as Tokyo.
Henry Dyer’s speech was quite an interesting read. Given to a group of graduating engineers from his university in Great Britain, it was very motivating and encouraged the graduates to do amazing things with their futures by giving a few words of advice, such as not forgetting to read and to branch into other areas of education, such as philosophy and other sciences, to have a broadened education. Amidst all of these words of inspiration, Dyer made sure to remind the graduates about how lucky they were in attending such a great institution in such a way that it came off as insulting. The graduates he was speaking to were native to the country of Japan, and although Dyer wanted them to spread their newly achieved knowledge to their home country, he made a paramount effort to point out the flaws of Japan. One particular statement that stood out to me by Dyer was his comment about the quality of engineering schools in Japan.
Reflection History We discussed some pretty thought provoking topics, and innovative ideas throughout our reading. Marks made predictions about our society based on the past events of history. Garbage Land introduced the concept of “Zero Waste” a philosophy of eliminating trash, and recycling and bettering the world around us. Lastly, Oil On The Brain pushed the fact that society does not have much oil to rely on left, and the time for a fuel alternative is now. The idea that really inspired me was the concept of “Zero Waste”, I love the philosophy behind that.
How to prepare Sushi Rolls By: Edward Arias Course: Basic English How many of you know what Sushi is? And if you do, wouldn’t you like to learn how to make it? Learning to make your own sushi can be fun and rewarding. As all of us know, sushi could be really expensive, especially when you go to a real Japanese restaurant. The freshness of the ingredients makes it a very popular and easy to prepare dish; so once you know how to prepare those small rolls of vinegar-flavored cold cooked rice with garnish of vegetables, or raw fish, you will be the center of attention among friends and relatives, certainly a rewarding experience when you see them enjoying that delicious sushi you were able to prepare for them.