Our Japanese courses provides an introduction to contemporary spoken and written Japanese. The main objective is for students to develop the basics of everyday communication and communication skills in Japanese. Our Japanese lessons makes use of all four basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are able to satisfy basic aural and oral communication needs, initiate and sustain simple conversations, understand simple texts and write simple original sentences. Learning takes place with reference to everyday situations in Japan.
Our Japanese courses will reward you with skills and insights you can use for many years to come. Whether your interest to learn Japanese is business, pleasure or boh, you're about to enter a unique and exciting culture.
Japanese Beginners Level 1
Designed for absolute beginners, this course is a perfect introduction to the language, designed to be as practical as possible so is ideal for travellers.
Meeting People: Greetings and introductions, Pronunciation and script, Hiragana/Katakana
Personal Details: Simple questions, Numbers
At A Restaurant: Ordering food/drink
Shopping: Asking for/describing things, Asking prices, Money
On The Street: Asking/giving directions, Identifying places, Asking/telling the time.
At A Hotel: Reservations, Checking in etc
Japanese Beginners Level 2
Designed as a follow on from Level 1, classes will be using a communicative approach. The emphasis will be on speaking and listening while building vocabulary in a dynamic way. The students will improve their grammar skills and build up confidence to develop their conversation skills. A minimum of 10 hours of prior study is required.
Designed as a follow on from Level 2, classes will build upon previously developed skills in speaking, listening and writing. Students will be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. A minimum of 18 hours prior study is required.