January 18 (Thursday) 7:00 pm - March 28 (Thursday) 9:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
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.
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.
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: げんきII, Third edition ISBN978-4-7890-1732 Japan Times (Autumn Term)
Text book: 中級日本語, an Integrated course in Japanese revised edition ISBN 978-4-7890-1307-9 (Spring 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 Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE
£165 (£99 concession) To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340 to pay by card
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”.