Information and stories of our experience with signing, a bilingualism language in general. Please feel free to ask questions and leave comments! このブログでは、私たちのサインを使った経験とバイリンガル子育てからの情報や体験談を紹介します。お気軽に質問やコメントを残してくださればと思います。どうぞよろしくお願いします。
Hopkins saw this train as he was changing trains at a busy station. Do you know the sign for train? Rachel will teach it to you here.
Did you know there are 158 train lines in the greater Tokyo area? Shinjuku Stn., the busiest station, has about 3.5 million people pass through each day. Hopkins might be the only frog to pass through Shinjuku as he goes every week on his way to class. Here is a list of the 50 busiest train stations in the world. About half of them are in the Tokyo area!
Hopkins watched the bullet train speed by!
This train is the Nozomi Shinkansen. Nozomi means HOPE. Shinkansen is the type of train. While it is called bullet train in English, Shinkansen would be literally translated is "new main train line".
Do you know the sign for train? Rachel will teach it to you here. This is the Japanese sign for Shinkansen. It shows the long, thin those that is a characteristic of the shinkansens.