Tag Archives: Japanese

From the archives: The origins of Japanese at the VSL in 1935 Catherine Bryant

When I started researching the school’s history for my PhD project, I discovered the fascinating story about the origins of Japanese teaching at the school. The first Saturday Japanese class was held early in 1935 at MacRobertson Girls High School. … Continue reading

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Q & A with Zoe Kaufmann – teacher of Japanese

Zoe Kaufmann first began formal language study when she was in Grade 5, and has been in love with the VSL and its languages since! She fondly remembers her first few lessons at the VSL. At the age of 10, … Continue reading

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