september, 2024

2024thu26sep(sep 26)7:00 pmthu05dec(dec 5)9:00 pmJapanese: Intermediate£170 (£102 concession) group participation language course Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Thursday length of course: 10 weeks


September 26 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - December 5 (Thursday) 9:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description

This Japanese Intermediate language course is based on a comprehensive approach, developing the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, in order to cultivate overall competence in Japanese. You will become proficient in sentence structure and grammar through the study of a variety of different topics from Japanese geography and history to pop culture. On completion of this course you will be ready for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level N5 or N4.
To complete the full course and cover all the learning outcomes listed below you will need to attend both terms (there is no obligation to attend more than one term).

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

This course is suitable for those who have studied Japanese for more than 180 hours, can read and write hiragana and katakana and about 300 kanji and 1500 words, and have developed the ability to take part in everyday conversation and read and write simple sentences. If you are unsure, of your level, the office can put you in contact with the tutor.

Learning Outcomes:

You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • the four language skills, listening, speaking, reading and writing, using natural language
  • to recognise and use correct grammatical structures and communication strategies
  • around 600 kanji and 2000 words to develop the ability to converse, read and write about matters of a general nature·
  • language required for writing a letter or thesis·
  • contemporary Japanese customs, culture and social skills


Extra costs on the course, for example text book, materials or equipment:

Text book: 中級の日本語 Intermediate Japanese Revised Edition
                                          ISBN978-4-7890-1307-9 (Summer Term)

For the first session you will need to bring:

It is highly recommended that you purchase the specific course textbook before the first lesson, once the college has confirmed your course is running.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

You will be able to proceed to a Japanese Advanced course.
The Adult Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


£170 (£102 concession) To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340 to pay by card or bank transfer


Yukiko IsonoI have been teaching Japanese in the UK since 1980 and have developed Japanese teaching methods for adult learners. I am the author of “BBC Talk Japanese”.

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