In Japan,
International Understanding
is a big issue...

...and it is a specific subject in the Primary Schools of the Yokohama City Board of Education.

International Understanding Instructors are foreign educators who teach the Kokusai Rikai Kyoushitsu (International Understanding Classroom). The slogan of the program is "Live The Culture": the children play games that children play in the home country of their teacher, and eat what children back home eat, and sing what children sing back home. What could be better than this to meet the true culture of a different country?

Lunch Time: third graders in charge of today's menu are about to serve lunch to their classmates.

Tsuneo Kun: a research in gardening.

ESL: Flags help creating an international atmosphere, while playing and learning the alphabet

ESL, a different approach: learning the letters through a foreign culture.

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