(Finished) 【For faculty and staff】The 3rd International Student Study Kyoto Network Member Group Workshop and Exchange Meeting will be held in 2023

“Easy Japanese” seminar that is easy for Japan to understand

Date & Time: Friday, December 15, 2023 14:00~16:10 (Reception 13:30~)

Place: Campus Plaza Kyoto (5F: Room 2~4)

Content: “Easy Japanese necessary in an emergency in the event of a disaster for foreigners studying and working in Kyoto”

~Protect students and employees and use them for daily community life~

“Easy Japanese” is based on the lessons learned from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in 1995 to smoothly convey information to foreigners.

It is a Japanese expression method that translates into simple Japanese.

In this training, we will give you an overview of “Easy Japanese” and its basic rules, as well as how foreigners can learn about disasters and corona disasters.

Learn about common situations.

It can be used not only in emergency communication with international students and foreign employees, but also in daily life.

Students will learn how to communicate “Easy Japanese” through group work and practical activities.

Lecturer: “Easy Japanese” volunteer group Atsuko Sugimoto

Target: Faculty and staff members of the International Student Study Kyoto Network member schools and organizations

Capacity: 40 people * Reception on a first-come, first-served basis

How to apply: If you would like to participate, please apply using the application form below.


Application period: Until 12 o’clock on Friday, December 1 * Acceptance will end as soon as the capacity is reached.

Admission: Free


14:00~14:05 Opening Remarks

14:05~16:00 What is “Easy Japanese”?

・ Situations that foreigners fall into during disasters and corona

・Basic rules of “Easy Japanese”

・Activities through group work

16:00~16:10 Q&A

In the unlikely event that you cannot use the application form, please apply directly from the following email address.

Destination address: “kyoto-nw@consortium.or.jp



International Student Study Kyoto Network Secretariat [International Affairs Department, University Consortium Kyoto]

Person in charge: Tsuruyama, Murono TEL: 075-353-9164 E-mail: kyoto-nw@consortium.or.jp