Posted: 8/12/04

Japanese Course Set at TAMIU this Fall



Texas A&M International University's International Language Institute will be expanding this fall, by offering Beginning Japanese I.

Taught by native speaker Sugako Yoshimura Stone, the course is designed for true beginning students and will start with basic oral and conversational skills.

Registration for this and other classes at ILI is on-going. Japanese classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. and classes begin Tuesday, August 24, ending Thursday, December 16. Tuition is $335.

Stone, wife of Dr. Michael Stone, assistant professor in the TAMIU Department of Fine and Performing Arts, has extensive experience teaching Japanese in the U.S. and is also a certified teacher of Japanese calligraphy, origami, ichibana (flower arranging) and kimono instruction.

For more information, please contact ILI at 326.2136, e-mail ili@tamiu.edu or visit offices in the Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall. University office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu