Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Japan Field School (MLAN 2700)

TRU Modern Languages offers a six-credit field school in Japan approximately every 2 years. In May 2017, students spent two weeks in Japan improving and cultivating their language skills in an immersion environment.

This field course (MLAN 2700) offers upper-beginner/early intermediate Japanese learners the opportunity to improve their oral communication skills and gain cultural exposure by way of a two week field trip to Japan. The itinerary includes immersion-style language study in both Tokyo and Uji (Kamloops’ sister city), along with a home-stay experience, and excursions to iconic locations to deepen the student’s understanding of the Japanese culture.

Pre-requisites

Japanese 1110 and 1210 or equivalent, and permission of the instructor.

Costs and funding

Approximate cost: $4,500

This includes:

  • Tuition
  • Airfare
  • Accommodation
  • Most meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Passport and insurance

Some funding may be available.

  • Rainbow Bridge, Odaiba, Tokyo

    Rainbow Bridge, Odaiba, Tokyo

  • Asakusa, Tokyo

    Asakusa, Tokyo

  • Asakusa, Tokyo

    Asakusa, Tokyo

  • Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto

    Kinkakuji (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto

  • Asakusa, Tokyo

    Asakusa, Tokyo

  • Government Buildings, Shinjuku, Tokyo

    Government Buildings, Shinjuku, Tokyo

  • Miyajima, near Hiroshima

    Miyajima, near Hiroshima

  • Hiroshima

    Hiroshima

  • Ryoanji Rock Garden, Kyoto

    Ryoanji Rock Garden, Kyoto

  • Byodoin (Phoenix Hall), Uji

    Byodoin (Phoenix Hall), Uji