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.

Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course will further your ability to read, speak, listen and also write the language by covering themes including shopping, your holidays and days off, travelling, reading simple and short emails and blogs. It follows the content in the prescribed chapters of the recommended text for reference and practice between sessions. Suitable for those who have completed 103 or 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • talk about what you want to buy and where you go for shopping
  • say what you gave to someone/received from someone
  • describe what you did on your days off and how you felt about your days off
  • say what you did on your travels
  • say where you want to go next time
  • read a simple email and blog.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • talk about what you want to buy
  • talk about where to shop for something you want
  • make a brief comment on things in a shop
  • read prices
  • say what you did on your days off
  • say briefly what you thought about your days off
  • say what you did on your travels
  • say where you want to go next time
  • read a simple email
  • read sentences that include some basic kanji.

Intended Audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed all levels of Japanese up to 103 or those who have completed 70 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Activities), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: October 2013
ISBN 978-4-384-05752-2 C0081

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Competence), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: October 2013
ISBN 978-4-384-05753-9 C0081

Based on Chapters 15-18 of the above textbooks. These 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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Language Book Centre
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Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Books Kinokuniya
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Students can receive a 20% discount off the price of the prescribed texts when purchasing them online here and entering the coupon code "marugoto-sydney'.

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.

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What others say.

  • Our 'sensei', was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The lesson plans and exercises were well thought out, and the teacher was always willing to provide extra challenges to those who wanted to further their skills. I enjoyed all of our classes immensely.