Japanese Intermediate 7

$244 Limited GST free / $220
Japanese Intermediate 7

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

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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 practise and improve your speaking and listening skills in Japanese through a wide variety of activities. It is assumed that students with have about 320 hours of prior learning.


TEXT: Japanese for Busy People 3 (Revised 3rd Edition), publisher: Kodansh, Lessons 13-14.


CLASS PLAN
Nine Sessions that aim to build advanced comprehension and communication skills in Japanese.


CONTENT
Conversational Japanese and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


Topics (as related to textbook)

  • A CALL FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE
    • Indicating “in the middle of doing something” or a situation is continuing
    • Meaning that not much time has passed since a certain action was completed
    • A question asking “for what reason”, gives the feeling that the speaker is demanding a full explanation
    • Expressing the stage immediately before an action or change takes place
  • A FEW WORDS FROM THE HOST
    • Understanding some styles of writing a letter
    • Formal invitation, Casual Invitation, Email Invitation, Replies to an invitation,


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

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


IMPORTANT: 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.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
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.