Tokyo: an insider's guide

Course Dates: 08/02/19
Time: 18:00 - 20:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Kiyomi Unten

Join this lively course and learn about this bustling capital that mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers and anime shops to cherry trees and temples. Open to all levels.


What is the course about?

This course will give you an introduction to Tokyo and some aspects of the japanese culture.

What will we cover?

Cultural matters
Reading signs
General knowledge of Tokyo and Japan.

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

Greet people
Say your name and ask for other people's name
Have an insight into some aspects of Japanese culture and Tokyo.

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

This course is for complete beginners.

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

Active students' participation
Pair work, group work and discussion
Role plays.

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

This course is based on the teachers' own materials. During the workshop, you will be advised on which other materials may be of interest to you.

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

You may be interested in other Japanese cultural workshops we offer, or a beginners' course at level 1. Please ask the tutor or check our web pages for more information.

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


Sorry, this course is now full

Course Code: LJW21

Full Fri, eve, 08 Feb - 08 Feb '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £29.00
Senior fee: £29.00
Concession: £29.00

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.