January 15 (Tuesday) 7:00 pm - March 26 (Tuesday) 9:00 pm
Parkside Community College
Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH
length of course
Brief Description: Have you studied Japanese for more than 240 hours or lived or worked in Japan? Then this is the right level for you. Japanese geography and history to pop
Have you studied Japanese for more than 240 hours or lived or worked in Japan? Then this is the right level for you. Japanese geography and history to pop culture, focusing on reading and writing skills, listening comprehension and speaking, using material selected to fit the target skill. What you learn will reflect the realities of Japanese as it is actually used. On completion of this course, you will be ready for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level N2 or N1. 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?
Learners should have studied Japanese for more than 240 hours.
Please note: This is the second term, in the first term the tutor covered the following:
• Speech style
• Presentation using graph and diagram
• Introducing story
In the spring term (10 week), you will have the opportunity to learn:
• Japanese food
• Pop culture
• Presentation about historical events and people
In the summer term (10 week), you will have the opportunity to learn:
• Presentation how to make/how to use
• Poems, haiku,
• Discussion about future relationship in the world
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
Textbook: Tobira, Gateway to Advanced Japanese Learning ISBN 978-4-87424-447-0 C0081 (approx. £36 from Amazon)
For the first session you will need to bring:
It is highly recommended that you purchase the specific course textbook before the first lesson. Writing materials.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
The tutor will give you the options for further learning.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
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”.