Centre for Continuing Education

Japanese Course 404 (Level 16)

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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 403 or who have completed 370 hours of recent face to face tuition.

Outcomes

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

  1. Talk about what effort they must make in order to do something.
  2. Indicate what is being said is what is expected (from general knowledge).
  3. Talk about the condition for attaining a desired result.
  4. Indicate the reason for an action.
  5. Express that they have no choice but to do a certain thing.
  6. Talk about what other people do, using honorific form.
  7. Talk about their own action, using humble form.
  8. Read and write vocabulary, using approximately 520 Kanji.
  9. Read and write short sentences that includes vocabulary, using approximately 520 Kanji.

Content

This course covers the following topics:

Recreation

  • Inviting other people to do something together politely and casually
  • Accepting an invitation
  • Declining an invitation
  • Respect for seniors

Looking for a part-time job

  • Jobs for students and job interviews
  • Making a phone call
  • Inquiring about a part-time job
  • Leaving a message on the phone

Gift-giving

  • Occasions for gift-giving
  • Humble expressions
  • Expressions when people give or receive gifts

Delivery

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

Prescribed text

An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese, Revsed Edition (Textbook and Workbook)
Based on Chapters 7–9 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

Intermediate Kanji Book Vol. 1, Bonjinsha (ISBN: 9784893588104)
Lessons 2 and 3 are also covered.

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

Suggested Textbook Suppliers

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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.

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.