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01-28-2005, 01:03 AM
What phrase in Japanese might be appropriate for "the assistant to the assistant"....assuming one even exists :rolleyes:
01-28-2005, 02:13 AM
Bronson...I asked my assistant and she couldn't think of anything. Maybe she doesn't know because I didn't give her an assistant???? ;)
What's the context? Is it like 2nd assistant to Mr. Diffin? as we see in movies?
01-28-2005, 10:20 PM
I think what Bronson is talking about is what would you call a person who helps an assistant instructor, (kinda a gofer if you will).
01-29-2005, 12:56 AM
Yeah, that's pretty much it.
01-30-2005, 01:54 PM
01-30-2005, 08:20 PM
I asked one of my students this the other night and just got an email from her this morning.
assistant of assistant in Japanese:
assistant hosa (アシスタント 補佐） or joshu hosa (助手 補佐）
sounds totally "made up" but thats all I can think of...
I couldn't really tell you if that was appropriate or not, but maybe someone else will have a thought about it.
01-31-2005, 06:07 AM
Thanks for taking the time :)
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