Japanese 3 upper: module 3

Course Dates: 20/04/21 - 06/07/21
Time: 14:45 - 16:45
Location: Online
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Improve your level of Japanese on this communicative course where you will have the opportunity to develop your oral and listening skills as well as consolidate your reading and writing skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Japanese '3 upper: module 2' or equivalent.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00

Course Code: LJ333

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Tue, day, 20 Apr - 06 Jul '21

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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

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What is the course about?

The course enables students to speak more fluently to various kinds of people (friends, teachers, colleagues or family members). Students will also be able to understand more about Japanese culture and ways of thinking.

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.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 2 Revised 3rd edition / L11*, 12, ( *partially )

Forming indirect questions
Listing some reasons, excuses, or thoughts
Express uncertainty
Talking about future events coming into being
Kanji in Life
Today’s Japan.

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

Use Indirect questions in dialogues / ka • kadooka
List your thoughts or excuses etc.. / —- shi, —- shi
Express uncertainty / — kamoshirenai
Use when A, B / A tara B
Read a wide range of topics about Japanese society & culture
Understand a variety of Kanji and compound words related to everyday life
Understand Japanese current affairs

All grammar is related to the Japanese Language Proficiency test N4 ( JLPT N4 ).

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 - 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 students’ 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?

Japanese for Busy People 2 Revised 3rd edition.

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

Japanese 4 lower: module 1.

Kiyomi Unten

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.