We are pleased to announce that the next JAT eJuku session will be held as indicated below. For general information on eJuku, please visit our webpage What is e-Juku?

Spring 2020 J>E eJuku session
- Language direction: Japanese to English
- Format: online forum discussion and series of videoconferences
- Period: mid-April through end of May 2020 (see below)
- Fees: None

- Eligibility:
1. JAT membership (non-members required to join JAT after being selected as eJuku participants)
2. Native or near-native English proficiency (eJuku is a place for polishing already flawless English)
3. Ideally no more than a couple of years' experience as a professional translator
4. High motivation to learn and pledge to participate actively in the planned videoconferences (ideally all of them) and forum discussions (ideally on a daily basis)

- Tentative schedule:
Today thru mid-April: Call and screening process (see below)
April 25: 1st videoconference*
May 6: Translation submitted
May 9: 2nd videoconference & forum discussion
May 16: 3rd videoconference & forum discussion
May 23: 4th videoconference & forum discussion
Questionnaire distributed; wrap-up
May 30: Forum turned to read-only for a week
*Videoconferences are usually held on Saturday mornings 10:00 to 11:30 JST.

- Application and screening:
If you would like to know more about the upcoming eJuku session or are interested in participating, please write to Shu, the eJuku coordinator, immediately. He will send you a Call for Participants document, which will contain all necessary information, including the source text, for you to make a decision to apply. If there is overwhelming demand, the Call may be closed when a reasonable limit to the number of applicants has been reached.

Shuichi Yamakawa (Call me Shu)
Spring 2020 J>E eJuku Coordinator