Tue. Mar. 19. 2019Bowling with Japanese students
February 28, 2019 : Bowling with Japanese students
As a part of Japanese class, students took field trips with Japanese students.
Field trips included Hourinji temple, Kanji Museum, Paper making, and bowling.
Below is a report by Sean Kwon (KCJS30 Spring, Columbia College).
The bowling trip to Round One was one of the most fun and interesting trips I had in Japan. I could not only befriend some Japanese students who volunteered to come with us, but also learn more about some hidden talents and experience of friends in KCJS.
The day of the bowling trip was rainy, so I expected that we would stay indoors. However, we instead walked for around 20 minutes to the subway station as a group—during this time, I got to befriend Japanese students and learn a great deal about their life. I was surprised that the student I befriended would be going abroad to study in England, like some of my friends in college after graduation. I could also form a social bond with Japanese students as we talked of our common interests like music and school on our way to the subway station.
In the bowling alley, I was surprised how good some of my friends and Japanese friends were at bowling. Although I did bowling for fun in high school, I was nowhere near their level. I also learned that bowling was a popular sport among Japanese students. Yet, regardless of our level of experience, KCJS students and Japanese students could have a fun time together bowling and talking.