Japanese 4 lower: module 3

Course Dates: 28/04/20 - 30/06/20
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the structures of the Japanese language and work on more

complex grammatical structures and functions. Suitable if you have studied Japanese for about 5 years or have an equivalent level.

Description

What is the course about?

On this course you will consolidate your knowledge of the structures of the Japanese language and will also be
working on more complex grammatical structures and functions. You will develop the four language skills with a
particularly focusing on spoken and conversational Japanese.

What will we cover?

Every day conversation based on various situations, formal and informal. Emphasis on more complex structures and grammar patterns.

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

- Give reasons using "~tameni"
- Describe changes using "~yooninaru" and continuous change "~teiku" "~soo"
- Talk about changes in your life
- Talk about trends and common sights
- Give a presentation
- Identify the meaning of various kanji on adverts and notice boards
- Use polite and casual speech.

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

This is an advanced course. It is ideal if you have passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Exam N5. Some basic knowledge of Kanji is necessary.

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

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

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

Your teacher will advise you on materials at the first session.

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

Please ask your teacher or check our web pages for more information on courses and workshops.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to
Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details.

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Great course and great teacher
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Review by Jorge / (Posted on 19/06/2019)
Tutor Biographies
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.

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.

Book your place

Course Code: LJ432

Tue, eve, 28 Apr - 30 Jun '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £179.00
Senior fee: £179.00
Concession: £109.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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