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Internship Florian R.

Florian R. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Kyushu no Mura Nationality: German Today we had the chance to talk to another intern. Florian R. from Germany talks about his internship experiences at Kyushu no Mura. Why did you choose Asahi

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International Party in June

Yesterday, students from Asahi Nihongo joined our monthly International Party and had the chance to talk to locals in a Japanese izakaya. Going to an izakaya after work is a substantial part of Japanese life style. In the relaxed atmosphere you

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We Tried Shabu Shabu

Two weeks ago, students from our school tried Shabu Shabu in Tenjin. Shabu Shabu is a popular hot pot dish in Japan. Thinly sliced beef meat (chicken, pork or seafood is also common) is boiled in the hot pot together

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A visit to the yatai

Students of Asahi and Ritter School went to a yatai (a mobile vendor’s stall) and enjoyed local street food. Yatais are very common in Fukuoka, especially in the areas around Tenjin, Nakasu and Hakata. They are good places to meet

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Japanese Tea Ceremony in Tenjin

Today one of our students attended a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The host and course leader welcomed the guest, explained a lot about the utensils and showed how to prepare the tea properly. Afterwards, our student also had to chance

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Cosmic College

On Friday June, 2nd Japanese families and students from Asahi Nihongo were able to join the “Cosmic College”. Instructor Miki Noguchi told the audience astonishing facts about the work of astronauts in space. Being an astronaut is not only about

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Tagawa River-Crossing Festival

The Kagawa River-crossing Festival (in Japanese Tagawa Kawawatari Jinko-sai) is one of the main festivals in Fukuoka prefecture. The first festival of this kind was held around 450 years ago. At that time an epidemic disease spread at this area so

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Fun at the Owl Cafe

Yesterday, three of our students went to an owl cafe and had the chance to interact with these animals. After a short introduction on how to hold and ‘talk’ to the owls, they had the chance to let the owls

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Working Holiday Prep Course in September

Learn useful Japanese for your stay and work at the Christmas Market or Octoberfest in Fukuoka!   People from abroad, coming to Japan with a Working Holiday Visa, often  face language barriers and do not know exactly how to find a

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JLPT Prep Course for N5-N3 in October

Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or JLPT, is one of the most widely recognized Japanese proficiency tests that can be taken all over the world. Most companies will request a copy of your JLPT results as a standard to measure and

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Space Science Work Shop

This event is intended for Japanese children up to elementary school and their parents, though everyone is invited to join and learn more about our universe! ~ For Foreign Students ~ Learn about science, math and engineering in Japanese while

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Apply for the JLPT

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or JLPT, is one of the most widely recognized Japanese proficiency tests that can be taken all over the world. Most companies will request a copy of your JLPT results as a standard to measure and

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Internship Preparation Course in January

Internship Preparation Course

The Internship Preparation Course is designed for foreign students who are looking for an internship or a job in Japan. During the course, you will prepare all necessary documents for your internship. You will also learn the most important things to

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Ippudo Ramen Tour

Fukuoka is famous nationwide for its extremely tasty and rich pork-broth Tonkotsu Ramen. In contrast to south-japanese Ramen, which relies a lot more on Miso as an ingredient, Fukuoka Ramen has a strong and distinctive taste which made it popular

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Calligraphy on T-Shirts

Calligraphy has played a huge role in both Japanese and Chinese culture since the early centuries of civilization. The act of writing has turned into an art form which developed and bloomed as the east-asian culture strongly prospered in the 4th

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