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Act!vated Stories
Family friendly folktales and travel tales
Act!vated Stories is presented by Act!vated Story Theatre a national touring theatre troupe for children and their families. Since 1988, the Act!vated Actors have toured the continental US and beyond, bringing live educational theatre to students at schools and libraries. Podcasting comedic folktales to you from somewhere on the road once a month or so since 2006.

Aug 17, 2006

Podcasting from Kumuyaga, Japan

Learn about the flight over, eating out in Japan, a haunted house (Obake Yoshiki "Ghost Mansion") for Obon (Festival of the Dead).

Presenting "Follow the Buzz", one of the stories from the show "Daring to Dream" which has been touring the U.S.A. since May 2005. (Available on the West Coast through December 2006.) Check your library for "The Bee and the Dream".

Nippon/Nihhon - Japan
go-shujin - husband
okusan - wife
tomodachi - friend
yume - dream
mitsubachi - bee / bees
hai - yes
takara - treasure
baka - crazy
arashi - storm
za za - "rain"
goro goro - "thunder"
kuma - bear
goto - robbers
hajimemashita - nice to meet you (first time)
kochira koso - same here
yoroshiku onegaishimasu - please be kind to me as I will be to you
ki - tree
gomen nasai - I am sorry
hon - books

To learn more Japanese please visit Japanese Pod 101.

Happy Listening,

Dennis, Kimberly and Zephyr