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– Inspiring Japan

A2 Level Discussion Questions (Japan)

  1. Have you ever visited Japan?
  2. What Japanese food do you like?
  3. Can you name any Japanese cities?
  4. What do you know about cherry blossoms?
  5. Do you watch any Japanese movies or cartoons?
  6. What Japanese words do you know?
  7. Have you tried wearing a kimono?
  8. Do you know any Japanese traditions?
  9. What is famous about Tokyo?
  10. Would you like to learn Japanese?
  11. What sports are popular in Japan?
  12. Do you know any Japanese festivals?
  13. What animals are famous in Japan?
  14. Have you tried Japanese tea?
  15. What do Japanese people do for fun?
  16. What is a Japanese garden like?
  17. Do you know any Japanese stories?
  18. What colors are in the Japanese flag?
  19. What is Japanese writing like?
  20. What kind of music is popular in Japan?

B1 Level Discussion Questions (Japan)

  1. What makes Japanese culture unique?
  2. How has Japanese technology influenced the world?
  3. Discuss Japanese art and its characteristics.
  4. What are the main differences between Japanese and Western cuisine?
  5. How do Japanese schools differ from those in your country?
  6. What role does nature play in Japanese culture?
  7. How do traditional and modern values coexist in Japan?
  8. Discuss the importance of festivals in Japanese society.
  9. What are the challenges of learning Japanese?
  10. How do Japanese cities balance history and modernity?
  11. What are some popular Japanese exports?
  12. How has anime impacted global culture?
  13. Discuss the Japanese approach to work and business.
  14. What is unique about Japanese architecture?
  15. How do Japanese sports differ from Western ones?
  16. Discuss the significance of family in Japanese culture.
  17. What are some traditional Japanese crafts?
  18. How is Japanese fashion different?
  19. Discuss the Japanese tea ceremony and its meaning.
  20. What environmental initiatives is Japan known for?

B2 Level Discussion Questions (Japan)

  1. Analyze the impact of Japan’s geography on its culture.
  2. Discuss the historical significance of the samurai.
  3. How does Japan’s aging population affect its society?
  4. Analyze the influence of Shinto and Buddhism in Japan.
  5. Discuss Japan’s role in global economics.
  6. How does Japanese literature reflect its society?
  7. Analyze the evolution of Japanese cinema.
  8. Discuss the significance of the Japanese language in cultural identity.
  9. How has Japan’s foreign policy shaped its international relations?
  10. Analyze the concept of ‘wabi-sabi’ in Japanese aesthetics.
  11. Discuss Japan’s approach to environmental sustainability.
  12. Analyze the role of technology in Japanese daily life.
  13. How has Japanese pop culture influenced global trends?
  14. Discuss the impact of natural disasters on Japanese society.
  15. Analyze the balance between tradition and innovation in Japan.
  16. Discuss the significance of Japanese gardens in cultural symbolism.
  17. How do Japanese urban planning and design differ from Western cities?
  18. Analyze the role of education in Japanese society.
  19. Discuss the impact of Japanese cuisine on global food culture.
  20. Analyze Japan’s contributions to global scientific research.

C1 Level Discussion Questions (Japan)

  1. Critically analyze the concept of ‘kawaii’ and its global influence.
  2. Discuss the sociopolitical implications of Japan’s pacifist constitution.
  3. Explore the dynamics of Japan’s demographic challenges.
  4. Evaluate the impact of Japanese pop culture on global youth identities.
  5. Analyze Japan’s approach to historical reconciliation with neighboring countries.
  6. Discuss the role of innovation in Japan’s economic development.
  7. Evaluate the influence of Zen Buddhism on contemporary Japanese society.
  8. Analyze the portrayal of gender roles in Japanese media.
  9. Discuss the evolution of Japanese foreign policy post-World War II.
  10. Explore the intersection of technology and tradition in Japan.

C2 Level Discussion Questions (Japan)

  1. Debate the cultural implications of Japan’s isolationist history.
  2. Critically assess the impact of Westernization on Japanese identity.
  3. Analyze the philosophical underpinnings of Japanese aesthetics.
  4. Discuss the complexities of Japan’s energy policy post-Fukushima.
  5. Evaluate the role of Japan in shaping the East Asian geopolitical landscape.
  6. Analyze the significance of Japanese contributions to global literature.
  7. Debate the effectiveness of Japan’s corporate governance structures.
  8. Examine Japan’s role in global environmental initiatives.
  9. Critically assess the representation of Japan in global media.
  10. Explore Japan’s influence on global technological innovation.