Applications closedTranslation, Interpreting and Business Japanese
Applications for this course are no longer accepted.

When a foreigner is hired, they are often expected to handle translating and interpreting tasks. The lecture deals with some aspects of the Japanese language particularly relevant to translation and interpreting.

ANDREEV, Anton/ Toyo University Center for Global Education and Exchange(Lecturer)

Holds a MA in Applied Japanese Linguistics from Tohoku University and a Ph.D. in Japanese Linguistics from Bulgaria's leading Sofia University, His research covers phonetics and phonology with an accent on prosody, pragmatics and honorifics in particular, as well as intercultural communication, including foreign learners' attitude toward Japan and its culture. Long-time translator and interpreter, experienced in literary, business and political contexts. (Translator of Kenzaburo Oe's "Death by Water"), Taught for many years at Sofia University (Associate Professor). Currently a Lecturer at Toyo University.

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Course outline

Lecture nameTranslation, Interpreting and Business Japanese
Date and timeAugust 24, 2023 (Thursday) , 01:00 PM (JST) 〜 August 24, 2023 (Thursday) , 02:30 PM (JST)
Lecturer ANDREEV, Anton
Toyo University Center for Global Education and Exchange(Lecturer)
TargetTarget: International students or employees who have passed JLPT N2 or above.
* Non-Toyo University students can also take this course.
* Participation from abroad is highly welcomed.
Capacity1,000 participants per lecture (first-come-first-served basis)
Application periodAugust 01, 2023 (Tuesday) , 12:00 AM (JST) ~ August 23, 2023 (Wednesday) , 11:59 PM (JST)
  • All display times are in Japan time.
  • All courses will be conducted in Japanese only.
  • Even if you don't participate on the day, all the applicants can view the video after the course ends.
  • After the course, those who answered the questionnaire can download the materials used in the class and the participation certificate.