Japanese Intermediate 2

This is a continuing course for students who wish to pursue their study of Japanese intermediate level. This course is designed to enable students who worked through Japanese for Busy People 1 and 2 to complete their mastery of beginning Japanese and progress smoothly into the intermediate level. In this course, students will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills, such as extending vocabulary, phrases, expressions in given areas, improving reading and writing skills, and developing a better understanding of specific cultural and social issues. This course will allow you to practice and improve your speaking and listening skills in Japanese through a wide variety of activities. It is assumed that students with have 200+ hours of prior learning.


  • Online


  • Japanese for Busy People 3 Student Book (Kodansha International: 2017), ISBN: 9781568364032

Supplier: Abbey's Language Book Centre Please note that textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


The Pet Industry

  • Expressing Causes of or Reasons for Situations
  • Describing Change (1): Changes Coming into Effect
  • Describing Change (2): Continuous Changes

A Visit to Mr Nakano's Farm, Part 1

  • Nominalizing Sentences
  • Indicating Means or Attendant Circumstances
  • Describing deliberate Effects
  • Expressing Purpose (1)


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

  1. Communicate in fluent Japanese, in particular to give assistance, direction and instructions to Japanese tourists.
  2. Exhibit the skills, vocabulary and study attitude required for continued study of Japanese at an advanced level.


If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

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