Japanese Accelerated (Beginners)

City University London
A Islington (Inghilterra)

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  • Short course
  • Islington (Inghilterra)
  • Quando:
    Settembre 2017

Learn Japanese from scratch in this fast-paced Japanese short course.Our evening Japanese Accelerated course is designed for complete beginners who want to progress quickly. The material of two terms is covered in one term only. Lessons take place twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and last for two hours. This course is an introduction to the Japanese language and way of life for the purpose of practical communication. Students develop essential listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Japanese. Students are introduced to Japanese characters (Hiragana, Katakana and very basic Kanji). This highly intensive course requires commitment and dedication. Students should expect to study between classes to be able to keep up with the course pace.Whether learning Japanese for travelling, working abroad or with foreign companies, the Japanese Beginners course enables students to communicate confidently on a basic level in everyday situations, socialise and not feel out of place when visiting the country.

By the end of the course students will have covered the syllabus normally covered in terms 1 and 2 of Japanese Beginners (Year 1). If you would like to continue your studies you can join Japanese Beginners (Year 1) in term 3.Why Choose a City Short Course?Delivered by native speakers, our Accelerated Japanese Beginners short course is taught over just ten weeks and is an intensive course for anyone looking to quickly gain language knowledge and communication skills. Course Information Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply Monday 16 January 2017 19:00 - 21:00 20 classes over 1 term (Mondays & Wednesdays) £400.00 CS1863 Apply Now Tutor Info Takayuki Ogura has extensive experience in dealing with business people, in particular employees of banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. Eligibility No...

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Dove e quando

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Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Inghilterra
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What will I learn?

Topics covered

Introductions and yourself; numbers, dates and times; nationalities and occupations; working in/ visiting a company; shopping; travelling; daily routine and the weekend, at a tempura restaurant; invitations; participating in a festival; plans

Grammatical structures
Sentences using 'to be'; various particles; word order; form of verbs according to positive & negative statement as well as in the future & past tense; interrogative nouns (nani, doko, itsu, dare); Hiragana; adjectives; type of verbs and verb conjugation; Te form + kudasai; Katakana

Learning objectives

o Greeting people
o Introducing yourself
o Describing things
o Describing locations
o Shopping
o Asking and telling the time
o Asking and telling telephone numbers
o Talking about your daily routine
o Talking about your week-end
o Reading and writing Hiragana
o Becoming familiar with some aspects of Japanese culture
o Use basic greetings when visiting people and receiving guests
o Receiving hospitality
o Giving compliments
o Expressing gratitude
o Order food at a restaurant
o Praise someone's possessions/ talk about your own
o Make a telephone call
o Talk about schedules in detail
o Reading and writing Katakana
o Be familiar with some aspects of Japanese culture

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Teaching and Assessment

The emphasis in this course is on listening and speaking. The lessons focus on language that is required in authentic situations. Classroom activities will include: role-playing, class room discussion, pair and group work, work on pronunciation and intonation as well as grammar in context. More comprehensive grammar exercises, practice in Japanese writing and reading texts are generally set as homework. All evaluation will take place in a relaxed and informal setting.