Japanese Advanced 6

This is a continuing course for students who wish to pursue their study of Japanese advanced level. This course is designed to enable students who worked through Japanese for Busy People 1, 2, 3 and Minna no Nihongo Chuukyuu 1 and achieved their mastery of intermediate Japanese and progress smoothly into the advanced 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. The course includes talking about larger social topics by expressing individual opinions. It is assumed that students have about 550+hours of prior learning.

TEXT: Minna no Nihongo Chuukyuu 2, (Publisher: Three A Network), Lesson 20.

Nine Sessions that aim to build high level comprehension and communication skills in advanced Japanese.

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

Topics (as related to textbook)

  • Lesson 20
    • Meaning “under~” or "within scope of the influence of ~"
    • Indicating that two things would normally be unlikely to coexist or occur together
    • Expressing that there is no choice but to do ~
    • Meaning "the whole time from when an event happened in the past to the present time"
    • Presenting an extreme example in order to illustrate the degree or extent
    • Indicating that a result commensurate with whatever was done will be obtained
    • Indicating an unexpected result of an event

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

  1. Communicates in Japanese, in particular to give assistance and instructions to Japanese tourists.
  2. Exhibit the skills, vocabulary and study attitude required for continued study of Japanese.

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.

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