Japanese 2 lower module 3

Course Dates: 21/04/21 - 07/07/21
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: Online
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Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent. Further develop your listening and speaking skills in Japanese. Based on Japanese for Busy People 1.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Started Wed, eve, 21 Apr - 07 Jul '21

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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What is the course about?

You will learn to communicate more fully and fluently in a wider range of everyday situations and conversations. You will also strengthen the grammar points you have already studied previously.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?


Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 1 Revised 3rd edition / Lessons , 18* 19, 20, 21*
( *partially )

Give directions to a taxi driver
Talk about lengths of stays
Ask about travel times
Ask permission to do something at someone’s house or at a store
Grant or refuse permission and give a reason for doing so
Ask someone not to do something
Understand basic Kanji reading in context
Today’s Japan.

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

Give directions using —- tekudasai
Use various verbs to express transportation / to arrive, depart etc..
Ask permission using —-temoiidesuka.
Make nai-form
Negative request using —-naidekudasai
Read Kanji and compounds in content
Understand Japanese current affairs or culture
Understand basic colloquial expressions.

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

You should have completed Japanese for Busy People 1 -revised edition 3 ( Lessons 1- 17, 18 ( partially ) 24 & 25 ) or have an equivalent knowledge of the language and be fluent in Hiragana and Katakana.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, etc).

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, etc).

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

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

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

Textbook Japanese for Busy People 1 Revised edition 3 Lessons 17, 18 ( partially ) 24 ( partially ). Kodansha International. Additional materials supplied by the tutor. Please try: Grant and Cutler - www.grantandcutler.com (020 7734 2012).

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

Japanese 2 upper: module 1 in September.

Kiyomi Unten

Kiyomi started teaching Japanese in 2002. Since then, she has taught Japanese in the adult education sector at the various institutions and universities. She joined City Lit in 2013 and she has been teaching at all levels, from Beginners to Advanced classes. She is also working as a writer for a Japanese free paper where she writes about cultural information for Japanese people. She enjoys working both as a language teacher and a writer, as she likes to deepen her understanding of Japanese in its basic form, as well as developing her use of the language creatively. She’d like to spread her passion for the Japanese language to learners and believes that learning about a different cultural perspective is just as important and enjoyable as learning about the language itself.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.