Centre for Continuing Education

Japanese Course 401 (Level 13)

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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 304 or who have completed 295 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Outcomes

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

  1. Make a complaint about someone or something.
  2. Make an apology or respond to one.
  3. Ask for an explanation or respond to one.
  4. Make both formal and informal invitations.
  5. Create RSVP postcards.
  6. Write an email.
  7. Express modesty.
  8. Express gratitude.
  9. Apologize.
  10. Introduce people.
  11. Ask how someone is doing.
  12. Read and write vocabulary, using approximately 400 Kanji.
  13. Read and write short sentences that includes vocabulary, using approximately 400 Kanji.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Complaining
  • Making and responding to apologies
  • Asking for and responding to explanations
  • Formal and informal invitations
  • RSVP postcards
  • Emails
  • Expressing modesty
  • Expressing gratitude
  • Apologising
  • Introducing people
  • Asking how someone is doing

Delivery

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

Prescribed text

Japanese for Busy People III Revised 3rd Edition (Textbook) (Kodansha International Ltd) ISBN-10: 1568364032 | ISBN-13: 978-1568364032

Japanese for Busy People III Revised 3rd Edition (Workbook) (Kodansha International Ltd) ISBN 10: 4770030363 | ISBN 13: 9784770030368

Basic Kanji 500 Vol 2 New Edition by Yuri Shimizu ISBN 9784893588838

Based on Chapters 13 –15 of Japanese for Busy People III and Lessons 37 – 40 from Basic Kanji Vol. 2. The text is used for class activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice between meetings.

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. Try our Language Proficiency Calculator to work out which language level is right for you.