NIHON-NO KOKUGO TO BUNMEI
Old  vs  New <ul><li>The Japanese language is an ancient art form, deeply embedded in Japanese culture. </li></ul>
 
SUMO <ul><li>Rikishi  </li></ul><ul><li>Dohyo  </li></ul><ul><li>Mawashi </li></ul><ul><li>Yokozuna </li></ul>
Geisha <ul><li>Geisha means ‘artist’ </li></ul><ul><li>Maiko </li></ul><ul><li>Shamisen </li></ul><ul><li>Shironuri </li><...
Judo to Kendo <ul><li>Judogi </li></ul><ul><li>Tatami </li></ul><ul><li>Shinai </li></ul><ul><li>Kenjutsu </li></ul>
Kabuki
Matsuri Means  FESTIVALS <ul><li>Shinto </li></ul><ul><li>Hanobi </li></ul>
Ninja Espionage and assassination Practised ninjitsu Worked for powerful Lords or the Government 16th to 19 th  centuries
Hanami ‘’ flower viewing ‘’
Anime …  means animation e.g.Hayao Miyazaki
Japanese Gardens <ul><li>Shakkei </li></ul><ul><li>Gokurado jodo </li></ul><ul><li>Karesansui </li></ul>
Samurai <ul><li>… means ‘those who serve’ </li></ul><ul><li>Bushido </li></ul><ul><li>Daimyo </li></ul><ul><li>Katana </li...
Calligraphy <ul><li>3 alphabets – kanji, hiragana and katakana </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of sounds and symbols </li></ul>...
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Japanese Culture

  1. 1. NIHON-NO KOKUGO TO BUNMEI
  2. 2. Old vs New <ul><li>The Japanese language is an ancient art form, deeply embedded in Japanese culture. </li></ul>
  3. 4. SUMO <ul><li>Rikishi </li></ul><ul><li>Dohyo </li></ul><ul><li>Mawashi </li></ul><ul><li>Yokozuna </li></ul>
  4. 5. Geisha <ul><li>Geisha means ‘artist’ </li></ul><ul><li>Maiko </li></ul><ul><li>Shamisen </li></ul><ul><li>Shironuri </li></ul><ul><li>Kimono </li></ul><ul><li>Nihon-gami </li></ul>
  5. 6. Judo to Kendo <ul><li>Judogi </li></ul><ul><li>Tatami </li></ul><ul><li>Shinai </li></ul><ul><li>Kenjutsu </li></ul>
  6. 7. Kabuki
  7. 8. Matsuri Means FESTIVALS <ul><li>Shinto </li></ul><ul><li>Hanobi </li></ul>
  8. 9. Ninja Espionage and assassination Practised ninjitsu Worked for powerful Lords or the Government 16th to 19 th centuries
  9. 10. Hanami ‘’ flower viewing ‘’
  10. 11. Anime … means animation e.g.Hayao Miyazaki
  11. 12. Japanese Gardens <ul><li>Shakkei </li></ul><ul><li>Gokurado jodo </li></ul><ul><li>Karesansui </li></ul>
  12. 13. Samurai <ul><li>… means ‘those who serve’ </li></ul><ul><li>Bushido </li></ul><ul><li>Daimyo </li></ul><ul><li>Katana </li></ul><ul><li>Seppuku </li></ul>
  13. 14. Calligraphy <ul><li>3 alphabets – kanji, hiragana and katakana </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of sounds and symbols </li></ul><ul><li>Shodo – form of calligraphy </li></ul><ul><li>3 font types: kaisho, gyosho and sosho </li></ul>
  14. 15. Now, you have a go!

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