Japan's agricultural sector seems to be gradually adjusting to globalisation. The government recently introduced a series of new policies to induce young people to take up farming and to enlarge the scale of farm operations to 20-30 hectares per farm household.
Classroom management practices have been identified by observing effective teacher behavior or combining behavioral approaches that have been established through research (Oliver, Wehby, Reschly, 2011).
The Japan Centre, School of Culture, History ＆ Language, College of Asia & the Pacific, ANU, in conjunction with the ANU Japan Club and the ANU Kabuki Club, is planning to hold another "Japan-related Second-hand Book Sale".
The ANU Japan Institute will host the 2013 Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) Conference, Cities, Nature & Landscapes: From Nara to the Networked City.
PhD mid-term review: Interactional use of Korean -nikka/-nuntay and Japanese -tte in spoken discourse
This is a mid-term report of my PhD study, which aims to explore the interactional functions of quotation markers, the Korean -nikka/-nuntay and Japanese -tte, in spoken discourse.
This study discusses the use of the Japanese sentence-final particle wa, which is widely known as a female-speech marker in the language.
Takehiko Nakao has been the Vice-Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Japan since 2011. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Tokyo (1978) and a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley (1982).