Japanese 3 lower: module 1

Course Dates: 16/09/19 - 02/12/19
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
Chikako Nakagawa

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 2 upper' or equivalent.


What is the course about?

On 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.

What will we cover?

Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 1 Kana version Revised edition 3, Kodansha USA. Book 2 Lesson 1, 2, 6 & 8

Describing a change in state
Expressing a sequence of events
Making suggestions
Stating Decisions
Understanding Kanji in context
Understanding Kanji compounds
Today’s Japan.

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

• Talk about how things have changed around you, e.g. hometown, work, etc..
• Talk about how Tokyo has changed since 1960s.
• Talk about your health
• Talk about past and future events
•Describe what you should do when visiting friends
• Understand your doctor’s instruction at the hospital
• Talk about holiday plans, events et.
• Describe your routine
•Get by in a restaurant or in a shop
•List your New Year's resolutions
• Discuss Japanese culture and current affairs
• Understand real conversational style
• Understand the meaning of sentences when using Kanji
• Write Kanji and compound words.

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

You should have completed Japanese 2 upper, ie you should have completed Japanese for Busy People revised edition 3, book 2 (lessons 1-6 & 8) or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. You should be fluent
in Hiragana and Katakana with some basic knowledge of Kanji.


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

You will need the textbook Japanese for Busy People book 2, revised 3rd edition.

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

Japanese 3 lower module 2.

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See the course guide for term dates and further details


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There is a great atmosphere in the class; we have fun, but we also learn a lot. I look forward to our class each week
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Course Code: LJ312

Started Mon, eve, 16 Sep - 02 Dec '19

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £189.00
Concession: £115.00

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