Japanese 3 upper: module 2
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: LJ320
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Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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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?
Giving and listing reasons
Kanji in Life
Reading Japanese articles
Writing in Japanese
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Making the volitional form and saying “I am thinking about”
Explaining speaker's feeling or circumstance using te-form
Saying method of doing using te-form
Forming indirect questions using ka/kadooka
Making sentence linking related reasons, excuses or thoughts using —shi, —- shi
Learning Kanji useful for everyday life
Improving reading speed and increasing vocabularies
Writing longer paragraph in Japanese ( Kana & Kanji )
Understanding current Japan, culture and society.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have completed Japanese level 3 upper module 1 or have equivalent knowledge. You should be able to read and write all Hiragana and Katakana characters, as well as some Kanji.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Textbook: Japanese for Busy People Kana version Revised edition 3, Kodansha USA. Book 2
Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Japanese 3 upper: module 3.
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.