All About Particles: part 1

Course Dates: 19/07/23
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Keeley Street
Develop your confidence and accuracy in the use of particles in this lively workshop. Plenty of practice guaranteed!
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Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00

Course Code: LBJ06

Wed, eve, 19 Jul - 19 Jul '23

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

In this course you will practise and develop your confidence in the use of particles, these key words that connect the whole sentence together. Games, reading and listening activites using various sources will be used in order to make the experience as practical and fun as possible. This is an ideal revision course at the end of the year.

What will we cover?

Particles within the context of daily activites, holidays.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Identify the meaning and function of various particles
• Use particles and verbs in Japanese syntax
•Use particles when talking about daily activities or holiday.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is ideal if you have completed Japanese Beginners: Module 1-3, or equivalent.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Active students’ interaction
Emphasis on speaking, listening and reading skills
Pair, group work and discussion
Role plays
Use of AV techniques when appropriate.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Tutor's own materials.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Japanese: all about particles part 2 and Japanese 2 upper: module 1 in September.

Chikako Nakagawa

Chika has over 27 years of experience as a Japanese teacher, 23 of which she has spent at City Lit. Her work was recognised with a Teacher of the Year award in 2017. She has a teaching diploma and a Degree in Fine Art. Since coming to the UK from Yokuska, Japan, in the late 1980s, Chika travelled extensively as a performance artist, taught Zig and Zag Japanese on the Big Breakfast TV show, and wrote pieces about Japanese life for various publications. Chika encourages her students to experience every aspect of Japanese culture, which she supports by introducing food, onsen, music and etiquette in her classes, as well as running special film night events at City Lit. Chika is constantly researching new methods to introduce students to the joy of learning, encouraging self- discovery and connection through class activities. Chika’s love of art and performance is reflected in her inspirational teaching materials, including original hand drawn certificates for student achievements which are displayed in the City Lit 100 years exhibition. Teaching and learning Japanese is a joy that Chika wants to share with everyone.

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