Japanese

In by Karen Armstrong

Japanese Classes

Event Hours(2)

  • Monday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Beginner
    Discovery Centre

  • Wednesday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Beginner 2
    Discovery Centre

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The next courses start week commencing 23rd April.

12-week course: £138.00 + VAT

Levels

A1 : Beginner – this course is designed for people with no previous experience of learning Japanese, a complete beginner’s course.
A1.2 : Beginner 2 – this course is the continuation of the beginner course and designed for students who have studied some Japanese before and are familiar with Hiragana and Katakana characters.

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*Course Content – typical areas of focus are:

Beginner Download example syllabus
Topic: Japanese culture, greetings & introductions, times/days/numbers, weather, likes & dislikes, food, directions, shopping, transport, holidays and hobbies.
Grammar: Question formation, adjectives, nouns, verb tenses, adverbs.
Writing Systems: Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji.

The beginner course is an introductory course for Japanese beginner learners. It aims to create an interactive and engaging environment to equip learners with communicative competence in their daily life. Japanese writing system of Hiragana and Katakana, daily topics, and basic language knowledge and culture knowledge are covered, and learners would be given opportunities to practice using the language through a series of communicative practice activities.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this course, learners are expected to be able to:
1. Read and write Hiragana and Katakana characters.
2. Use basic grammatical knowledge through sentence constructions, and make own dialogues given in context.
3. Be familiar with daily expressions and frequent vocabulary in the topics introduced.
4. Engage in small groups for conversation to exchange information and solve possible problems in Japanese.

Beginner 2 Download example syllabus
*Please note, course content will vary depending on course teacher and course book content.
No refunds are given for classes not attended once a course has begun (Courses can be cancelled and refunded up to 5 days before their start)

 

Japanese Teacher

Masuyo Coward

I am a native Japanese speaker. I have previously taught Japanese language to individual British business people and to adult education classes.