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Any Japanese Speakers at Cal Poly SLO?

OsakaDadOsakaDad Registered User Posts: 1,200 Senior Member
edited February 2012 in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Hi Everyone!

My kid is bilingual English / Japanese and one of his comments is that he has been unable to meet any other Japanese speakers at Cal Poly SLO! He has always had other Japanese speakers in every school he has attended, so were were a bit surprised that he has met no one else that speaks the language.

Does anyone out there know any other Japanese speakers currently attending Cal Poly?

日本語が出来る Cal Poly の生徒さんを探しています。 もし、日本語が出来る方がいらっしゃいましたら、ぜひ私に連絡して下さい!
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Replies to: Any Japanese Speakers at Cal Poly SLO?

  • BeingSLOBeingSLO - Posts: 93 Junior Member
    There are, of course, Japanese speakers at Cal Poly. In fact, when I walk around campus I hear other languages spoken amongst students. I remembered 2 cute girls walked past me a few weeks ago speaking French to each other.

    But I think your son's best bet is to talk with this professor:

    310-Hum-JCulture-syl

    There is a class on Japanese culture at CP, this professor would know all about your question.
  • OsakaDadOsakaDad Registered User Posts: 1,200 Senior Member
    @BeingSLO -- Yep, I figured that there must be a few Japanese speakers at SLO. He has met a couple of Japanese American / mixed kids, but none of them could speak Japanese. We speak primarily Japanese at home and although he hasn't gotten too rusty, I figured that he would be a bit better off if he had some Japanese speaking folks to hang with. So far, he has not met any Japanese speakers in his engineering classes. Other languages, yes. The school has diversity, but no Japanese yet. Thanks for the tip! 有り難う御座います!
  • BeingSLOBeingSLO - Posts: 93 Junior Member
    There is actually a kendo club in nearby Santa Maria, and a Japanese Zen temple in nearby Avilia beach.

    I think those will be helpful too.

    Hope that helps.
  • OsakaDadOsakaDad Registered User Posts: 1,200 Senior Member
    Thank you! Much appreciated.
  • MKondouuMKondouu Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Hi. I am a freshman at Cal Poly SLO also and I do not know any Japanese person!
    You can contact me anytime if you want to chat in Japanese.

    よろしくお願いします!
  • OsakaDadOsakaDad Registered User Posts: 1,200 Senior Member
    良かった! 内の息子のEメールを送ります。彼もfreshmanで、専門は機械工学です。

    I'll send to you via CC private message!
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