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May 3, 2010
Fourteen CSU students, with help from supporters, competed in the annual JASC Japan Cup. The competition tests students in proficiency, vocabulary, grammar, culture, history, and current issues of Japan.
Graham Large, Daniel Way, and Ethan Luke receive first place awards. Photo credit: Dan Bihn
On Saturday, April 10, fourteen students enrolled in Japanese language (LJPN201) divided into five teams and competed in the 2010 JASC Japan Cup which is a statewide language proficiency competition.
This competition is held annually and it tests students in vocabulary, grammar as well as the culture, history, and current issues of Japan.
Thanks to their diligence and assistance from the senior students, teachers, and a Japanese foreign exchange student, CSU teams took first and second place at the competition.
Graham Large, a junior in mechanical engineering, Daniel Way, a sophomore in mechanical engineering, and Ethan Luke, a sophomore with an undeclared major, took first place.
The 14 students, all from different colleges at CSU, worked very hard with the help of some senior students in the Japanese language. They met twice a week outside of class to study for three-plus hours, for three months.
All the members of the CSU teams and their supporters. Photo credit: Dan Bihn
Congratulations to the winners and acknowledgements also go to other students who competed well! It is truly a team effort.