Centre for Continuing Education

Japanese Course 201 (Level 5)

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Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This course will further develop your ability to read, speak, listen, and write the language by covering themes including family and myself, seasons and weather, reading emails and letters from your family and friends. It follows the content in the prescribed chapters of the recommended text for reference and practice between sessions.

Suitable for those who have completed Japanese 104 or 95 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Outcomes

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

  • talk briefly about where you/your family live and what you/they do
  • say what language you speak with your family and friends
  • say what you do when you have free time
  • talk about seasons and weather
  • read emails and letters from your family and friends
  • read sentences that include simple kanji.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • talk briefly about where you/your family live and what you/they do
  • say what language you speak with your family and friends
  • say what you like doing as hobbies
  • talk about the change of seasons
  • say what season you like the best and the reason why
  • talk about the weather
  • read short, simple comments about someone’s self-introduction on a website
  • write short, simple comments about someone’s self-introduction on a website
  • read emails and letters from your family and friends
  • read sentences that include simple kanji.

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Japanese up to 104 or those who have completed 95 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

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

Prescribed text

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 1 A2 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Activities), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: June 2014
ISBN 978-4-384-05754-6 C0081

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 1 A2 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Competence), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: June 2014
ISBN 978-4-384-05755-3 C0081

Based on Chapters 1-4 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.

Suggested textbook suppliers

The Co-op Bookshop
coop.com.au

Become a member and get up to 50% off everything – online, on your tablet or mobile, or in over 60 stores.

Language Book Centre
languagebooks.com.au

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
kinokuniya.com.au

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 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.

Apply for the language repeat discount.

What others say.

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