Japanese particles can be really confusing for non-native speakers, and the particle “ga” is no exception…
Want to skip regular class and study in Japan for the whole year? You can at JCMU! Hear from one student that did just that on the Language & Culture program.
JCMU English instructor David Wybenga discusses biographies in manga, many of which remain influential well beyond the world of graphic novels.
2015 JCMU Japanese Religions & Arts students got the chance to live in a Japanese temple for two weeks! Hear from one SVSU student about how life there was.
Rote memorization often gets a bad rap, but JCMU instructor Chris Garth explains how it can be quite useful when learning a foreign language.
Christmas is observed in both the U.S. and Japan, but what are the similarities and differences of how the two nations celebrate it?
Quynh Hoang, one of the JCMU Melville Scholarship recipients, spoke about how receiving the scholarship benefitted her as she works towards becoming a teacher.
JCMU hosted an alumni event with Glynn Washington, an alumnus of the inaugural JCMU program in 1989-90 and the cofounder/host of Snap Judgement.
JCMU awarded the first Melville Scholarships this year! Lisa Doan discusses how the award helped her make the most of her time on the summer language program.
Keiko Melville, one of JCMU’s Japanese language instructors, discusses on our blog how Christmas and New Year’s are traditionally celebrated in Japan.