Asian Americans In Japan - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

asian americans in japan n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Asian Americans In Japan PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Asian Americans In Japan

play fullscreen
1 / 8
Asian Americans In Japan
89 Views
Download Presentation
duane
Download Presentation

Asian Americans In Japan

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Asian Americans In Japan “Embrace Your Inner FOB” Daphne Chen Saitama-ken ALT 1997 - 1999

  2. What do you mean, “F.O.B.”? • “Fresh Off the Boat” • “Friendly, Optimistic, Best Effort” • “Foreign, Odd, Beyond Control” • “Fake, Obsessive, Bummed Out”

  3. Culture Shock • Since when are hot & sour soup and egg rolls considered delicacies? • How do I justify eating a $3 peach? • Why am I carrying around $400 in cash at all times? • Does this come in XXXL?

  4. Making Friends • Japanese classes for Foreigners • Plop down next to the teachers • After-school activities • Speak Japanese as much as possible • Learn traditional and pop culture

  5. Inside the Classroom • Big Brother/Big Sister • Using pop culture in your lessons • Role Model and Authority Figure • Being like the other teachers • Student proficiency levels

  6. OMG! She went “there” • Anything you buy from CVS can be found in the local drug store • It is not harder for Asian Americans to date • People will have stereotypes

  7. Clichés That Work • Online discussions are not gospel • People are the same everywhere, only the faces are different • Keep an open mind • Live your life

  8. Have a Great Time! Daphne Chen daphchen@nyc.rr.com (646) 584- 5719