What is the course about?
This workshop will give you a basic knowledge of Japanese culture and etiquette.
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?
Basic etiquette for: eating, shopping, visiting friends, making enquiries,bathing, visiting shrines and temples.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Travel in Japan with confidence and communicate with people using correct etiquette
- Understand Japanese culture and Japanese society.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
No knowledge of Japanese is necessary. In this workshop you will learn some Japanese expressions.
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?
Pair and group work
use of realia, pictures and authentic material, etc..
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All materials provided by the tutor.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Ask the tutor for information regarding Japanese language courses.