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Japanese for complete beginners

This Japanese for complete beginners course is designed for complete beginners who are travelling to Japan.

The focus is on oral communication (oral and aural skills) and

the students will cover the following practical "survival skills":

Course Objectives

This is a summary of the objectives for this Japanese course for complete beginners. 

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness

To be able to establish basic social contact by using the simplest everyday polite forms of greetings, farewells, introductions, saying please, thank you, sorry etc.

Listening Comprehension (LC)

To be able to follow speech that is very slow and carefully articulated, with long pauses for him/her to assimilate meaning.

Reading Comprehension (RC)

To be able to understand very short, simple texts a single phrase at a time, picking up familiar names, words and basic phrases and rereading as required.

Spoken Interaction (SI)

To be able to interact in a simple way but communication is totally dependent on repetition at a slower rate of speech, rephrasing and repair.

Spoken Production (SP)

To be able to produce simple mainly isolated phrases about people and places.

Written Interaction (WI)

To be able to ask for or pass on personal details in written form.

Written Production (WP)

To be able to write simple phrases and sentences about themselves and imaginary people, where they live and what they do.

About the teacher

Aki is from Tokyo. She recently arrived in Ireland and was living and teaching Japanese in the UK before deciding to come and live in Ireland. She obtained her qualifications in teaching Japanese to foreign students both in Japan and in the UK and has taught various groups of beginners and intermediate-level students in London for one year. Aki loves travelling, socialising and has a great interest in cinema. Learning languages and new cultures are also a great part of her personal interests.

We have 3 dates available for the course "Japanese for complete beginners".
Please select the date that suits you below

Start date: Thursday, 16th January 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Japanese course for complete beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

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Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering "survival skills" to travel in Japan.

 
Start date: Thursday, 9th April 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Japanese course for complete beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

Can't book online? Contact us.
Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering "survival skills" to travel in Japan.  
Start date: Thursday, 1st October 2020 Price: €240
Course Length: 10-week Japanese course for complete beginners  
Course time: From 19:30 to 21:00   Add to My Cart

Can't book online? Contact us.
Course venue: Languages Unlimited, Clontarf, Dublin 3  
Further Detail: Course for complete beginners covering practical "survival skills" to travel in Japan.