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The faculty event to introduce countries where foreign students come from.

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  • JAPAN日本2013/02/21Aki Kunikoshi (國越 晶)1
  • TraditionJapanese are respectful of traditionOverviewGeneral InformationWhat kind of country Japan is?SeasonKey concept of Japanese cultureLanguageDo you understand EngRish?2
  • TraditionJapanese are respectful of traditionOverviewGeneral InformationWhat kind of country Japan is?SeasonKey concept of Japanese cultureLanguageDo you understand EngRish?3
  • TokyoAmsterdamOsakaRotterdamKyotoLeidenHokkaidoFrieslandNagasakiAmsterdam CentraalstationTokyo stationHolland SenbeiHuis Ten Bosch500kmGeographyYayesu exit(Jan Joosten)4
  • 1 out of 4 people are 65 or olderHighest proportion of elderly5
  • National flowerSakura (cherry blossom)A 100 Yen coinさくら さく(sakura blooms = succeed)A passportCHIVALRY is a flower no less indigenousto the soil of Japan than its emblem,the cherry blossom (Bushido)The flag of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forceさくら ちる(sakura falls = failed)6
  • IndustryJapanimation7
  • IndustryAutomotiveElectronics, Computer hardware, OpticalFood self-sufficiency rate of Japan is <40%Netherlands: 70%(2005, Japanese Ministry of Agriculture) 8
  • Price of foodJapan is not an agricultural country…100 Yen = 1 EuroGouda cheese 100 g3 EuroA cucumber1 EuroA (good) tomato2 EuroBut service is (almost) FREETrains/buses are on time,delivery staffs will come whenever you want… etc9
  • TraditionJapanese are respectful of traditionOverviewGeneral InformationWhat kind of country Japan is?SeasonKey concept of Japanese cultureLanguageDo you understand EngRish?10
  • SeasonJapan has four distinct seasonsJapanese lifestyle is adjustedfrom season to seasonex. clothes / foods / houseDirect expression isconsidered as UNGRATEFULJapanese enjoy feeling seasons Letter Poem Sweetsremind friends of the seasons11
  • Springwhen everything startsSakuraSpring color12
  • SummerSeason of dark green & waterGold fishRiver 13
  • AutumnBest season for art, study and harvestKakiAutumn leaves14
  • WinterSnow, Year-end & New year party !SnowRabbits Snow rabbits15
  • SweetnessJapanese foods are basically not sweet“Japanese sweet(和菓子) should not be sweeter than dried kaki fruits”Dutch foods are often sweet, because of the contrast with cheese or meat? 16
  • TraditionJapanese are respectful of traditionOverviewGeneral InformationWhat kind of country Japan is?SeasonKey concept of Japanese cultureLanguageDo you understand EngRish?17
  • Japanese womenJapanese women are obedient to men???From Suntory “伊右衛門” CMA woman should follow her father when she is youngshould follow her husband after she gets marriedshould follow her son when she gets olderYamato nadeshikoNot pompous like a roseBut have inner strengthIn 2013, Japanese women are not that obedientSome women still think “men should not enter the kitchen” though…18
  • KimonoJapanese love kimono and still wear it in various situationsGraduation ceremonyFormal situationFireworks in summerAfter going to a hot springMarriage19This picture isremovedThis picture isremovedThis picture isremovedThis picture isremoved
  • Traditional clothesIn Netherlands…Do Dutch wear such beautiful clothes in daily life?Maybe Dutch life style has changed too much.20
  • TraditionJapanese are respectful of traditionOverviewGeneral InformationWhat kind of country Japan is?SeasonKey concept of Japanese cultureLanguageDo you understand EngRish?21
  • Respect elderHow to call your supervisor?Honorificshould be used when you talk tosomeone who is older than youEx. “見る (see)” becomes…“You see my garden”: ご覧になる“I see your garden”: 拝見する- You should not call the first name of someone who is older than you,not even when they are your brother or sister- Someone who is older than you and your good friends can call your first nameThe concept of ranking still greatly influences Japanese people’s behaviorMannerJapanese feel uncomfortable when you tell them “je mag me Tutoyeren”22
  • JapaneseEvery Japanese phonogram (Hiragana)consist ofa consonant (incl. none) + a vowelUtrechtU + t + re + ch + tU + to + re + chi + toゆ と れ ひ とJapanese are not good at pronouncingonly consonantsさ く らsa ku raLinguistically the origin of Japanese is unknownThere is no differencebetween R and L in Japanese23
  • EngRishWhen you do not understand the English of your Japanese colleague,Try to replace R with L (or vice versa) in his sentences !For more information, please visit http://www.engrish.com Japanese use fLying pans in the kitchen Japanese enjoy walking on gLass They are Royal to the Loyal family Japanese have eRections only once per four years…24Rollerblade
  • EngRishJapanese English level is not that low… but…25
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  • But at least, highway is high in JapanThank you very much!ご清聴ありがとうございました27