Centre for Continuing Education

Japanese Course 104 (Level 4)

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If you want to learn to speak Japanese, our Japanese classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn Japanese language and culture. Learn Japanese the smart way with Japanese courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels up to 103 or who have completed 70 hours of recent face to face tuition. Your skills acquired throughout the year will be consolidated and furthered through exploring more sophisticated grammatical structures and vocabulary. This course will teach you to offer help to others, give directions and invite others to special occasions.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Talk about their possessions.
  2. Offer to help someone/accept or reject someone’s offer.
  3. Give a reason for offering someone something, inviting someone to do something, or refusing someone’s invitation.
  4. Talk about their weekend plans or travel plans, and state what they will do and in what order.
  5. Talk about schedules in detail.
  6. Ask to have something delivered by a specific means from a store or office.
  7. Ask someone to do something for them.
  8. Give directions to a taxi driver.
  9. Talk about lengths of stays.
  10. Ask about travel times.
  11. Ask permissions to do something at someone’s house or at a store.
  12. Grant or refuse permission, and give a reason for doing so.
  13. Read and write vocabulary, using approximately 40 Kanji.
  14. Read and write short sentences that includes vocabulary, using approximately 40 Kanji.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Kanji
  • Talking about what you own
  • Offering to help someone
  • Accepting or rejecting someone’s offer
  • Giving a reason for offering someone something, inviting someone to do something, or refusing someone’s invitation
  • Talking about weekend plans and travel plans: stating what you will do in what order, using the –te form of verbs
  • Talking about schedules in details
  • Asking to have something delivered by a specific means from a store or office
  • Asking someone to do something for you
  • Giving directions to a taxi driver
  • Talking about getting on and off means of transportation
  • Talking about departure and arrival times
  • Talking about length of stays
  • Asking about travel times
  • Asking permission to do something at someone’s house or at a store
  • Granting or refusing permission and giving a reason for doing so

Delivery

This course is delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Japanese for Busy People 1 Revised 3rd Edition (Romanized version) (Kodansha International Ltd) ISBN-10: 1568363842 | ISBN-13: 978-1568363844

Japanese for Busy People 1 Revised 3rd Edition (Kana version) (Kodansha International Ltd) ISBN-10: 1568363850 | ISBN-13: 978-1568363851

Participants who cannot read ‘hiragana’ and ‘katakana’ are advised to get the Romanized (Rooma-ji) version; participants who can read ‘hiragana’ and ‘katakana’ are advised to get the Kana version.

Basic Kanji 500 Vol 1 New Edition by Chieko Kano, Yuri Shimizu, Hiroko Takenaka, and Eriko Ishii ISBN 9784893588821

Based on Chapters 16 – 20 of Japanese for Busy People I and Lessons 1 – 4 of Basic Kanji. The texts are used for activities and form the basis for consolidation and practice.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to 5 days prior to commencement.

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Please Note

Selected Language and Culture courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

What others say.

  • The structure of the course was seamless. The handouts, homework and in class oral exercises complimented each other nicely. The tutor was a very enthusiastic and effective teacher.

  • Great course, just what I needed to help take my Japanese to the next level. Great tutor, made the course just the right mix of fun and challenge. Looking forward to the next one.

$360 Limited inc GST
Japanese Course 104 (Level 4)

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