Short interviews at the Fukuoka Conference:

◆ Since it is my first time in Japan, I only know it is from books that we study in school. Having visited a lot of places for the past few days. I am get touch in owe of the things I've seen and discovered where in Japan. I will truly treasure all the things and experiences I had here in Japan. (Annie Lorraine B. Joyas)

◆ As we toured Japan, walked up & down hills, get on and off trains, as well as braved the heat, we come to discover a place of beautiful sights, a rich culture and gracious people. Truly, our six days in Japan were six days we will never forget. After all has been said and done, Japan has become one country we have come to love. (Anna Canlas)

◆ Japan has long been a place I have wanted to visit and finally on July 27th my dream came true. I don't think I can describe my feelings in just a few words because words are just inadequate. Thank you so much for organizing this seminar. Thank you to all the Japanese. (Nguyen Ngoc Lan)

◆ I saw many thing in Japan. Especially what was the most impressive thing was Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. This seminar is more meaningful than I expected. If I have chance I want to come to Japan again. (Kim Won-Gyu)

◆ I think that we have forgotten importance of peace. I believe this is a good time to realize importance of peace. I hope we do our best to keep the peace. (Bae Dong-In)

◆ Last year, 2003, three middle school teacher of PETG (Pusan English teacher's Group) made three-priod-subplans about peace education. Making subplans, we focused on getting interests from our students. As you know, a young generation does not pay attention to war and peace. They think they have nothing with war. That's why we emphasized on getting attention from our students. Hence we used an authentic and interesting materials such as a pop song, several slogan against war and an Iraqi girl's speech. I'm sure we successfully got  student's interests. Then we should make a progress beyond the interests. We needed to give or make an image of peace. But we didn't know how and what to do with and faced problem. During this trip to Nagasaki, I found the answer. The experience is the solution. Only experience can give an image of peace and understanding the need for peace. Of course, all students can't have a chance to visit Nagasaki but they can get some from us. I experienced meeting survivors, visiting museums, and standing on the place atomic bomb exploded. My students can feel sorrow, heat break and cruelty of war that I felt. This was a great experience to me and to my students. I hope the world will better in the future. (Kwon Hoo Nam, in charge of lst grade in a middle school)