Tag Archive: Japanese

Aug 29

日本語能力試験 – It’s JLPT Time Again! Registration Deadline: 10/3/16

Registration for the 2016 Japanese Language Proficiency Exam in the United States is now open!  The JLPT in the US will be hosted again by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese. Registration Deadline: Monday, October 3, 2016 US Testing Date: Sunday, December 4, 2016 Local Testing Site: The University of Washington (Seattle Campus) See …

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Apr 04

[Event] April Nomikai and Networking

  For our April event, we’ve secured space for thirty at Hurry Curry Tokyo of Seattle and it doubles up with the Friday of the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival at Fisher Pavilion in Seattle Center! South Lake Union is usually quieter in the evenings as local Amazonian take a deep breath and …

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Feb 14

Upcoming Movies

SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETY               Widely released – playing at many theaters! From February 17th on From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo) comes The Secret World of Arrietty, an animated adventure based on Mary Norton’s acclaimed children’s book series The Borrowers. Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a …

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Jan 30

Shinnenkai Music Performance!

And…if there already wasn’t enough reason to come by Shinnenkai, we’ll also have a very special performance by our own JET Alum, Shun Endo!  Please take a look at the video below for a sneak peek of one of the songs he will be performing. See you there! Music Video: マル・マル・モリ・モリ

Jan 23

Dinner and a Movie Night – Norwegian Wood!

Have an open Friday this week?  Come out for dinner and a movie with PNWJETAA! Norwegian Wood, based on the famous Haruki Murakami book, is playing with the Seattle International Film Festival at the Uptown starting this Friday.  We’re planning on meeting for dinner at Genki Sushi then walking over to the Uptown for the …

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Jan 10

RSVP – Nihongo Dake Brunch

The 日本語だけランチ, Nihongo Only Brunch, is fast approaching; there’s only one week left! Hosted by the wonderful Asher Ramras, PNWJETAA members will be gathering to ring in the New Year, enjoy a tasty mid-day snack, flex our Japanese skills and possibly learn some new ones. Your contributions of fruit, desserts and beverages are encouraged and …

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Jan 22

Japanese Technical Translation Lecture

The UW Japan Studies program has a lecture coming up that might be particularly interesting for those of you with nihongo skills.  The speaker, Barrett-sensei, was one of my TAs for Japanese at UW.  Highly recommended! Japanese Technical Translation: Freelancing as a Career When: Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 3:30-5:00pm Where: UW Campus, Denny Hall 216 …

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