Centre for Continuing Education

Japanese Course 301 (Level 9)

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COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.


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 telling personal information such as the meaning of your name, your hobbies, past experiences, and what things you cannot eat or drink, and why. It follows the content in the prescribed text for reference and practice between sessions.

Suitable for those who have completed all levels of Japanese up to 204 or 195 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Outcomes

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

  • provide a self-introduction and include personal information about yourself, e.g. the meaning of your name
  • give your first impression of a person you do not know
  • read a menu written vertically in Japanese
  • order a meal by stating what dishes you want and how many of each you would like
  • do a simple presentation about how to eat a particular dish from your home country (using notes).

Content

This course includes the following topics:

  • talk about yourself, giving a few details such as your hobbies, past experiences and so on
  • give a description of someone’s clothes and physical appearance
  • talk about a dish you recommend at a restaurant
  • talk about table manners in your home country
  • write an email about your new friends.

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Japanese up to 204 or those who have completed 195 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 2 A2 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Activities), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: October 2014
ISBN 978-4-384-05756-0 C0081

Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 2 A2 (Coursebook for Communicative Language Competence), SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd. 1st Edition: October 2014
ISBN 978-4-384-05757-7 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 five days prior to commencement.

Suggested textbook suppliers

booktopia
booktopia.com.au

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 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.

  • Probably the best Japanese course offered in Sydney.

What others say.

  • Probably the best Japanese course offered in Sydney.
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