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