What is the course about?
In this course, you will be able to increase your fluency in understanding and speaking Japanese, consolidate the basic structure of the language and also extend your knowledge by working on more complex grammatical structure and functions. You will acquire a greater understanding of Japanese culture and customs.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 2 Revised 3rd edition / L6* 9* ( partially
Stating “ Not yet”
Making strong suggestion
Forming Modifying clause
Saying “do two things at the same time”
Kanji in Life
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Say “ Not yet” / — mada —- teinai
Give strong suggestions / ta/ nai hooga ii
Use: While doin xxxx, do xxx / —- nagara —-
Modify noun clause using plain form
Understand variety of Kanji and compound words related to everyday life
Understand current affairs happening in Japan
All grammar patterns are related to Japanese Language Proficiency test N5 ( JLPT N5 ).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Japanese for Busy People 1-revised edition 3, book 2
( Lesson 1-6 & 8*partly ) or have an equivalent knowledge of the language and be fluent in Hiragana and Katakana with some basic knowledge of Kanji.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
• active student 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.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 1 Kana version Revised edition 3, Kodansha USA. Book 2 Lesson 6 & 9* (partially) .
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Japanese 3 lower: module 3.