Japanese Language Course (Part 1)
Japanese Language Course (Part 1)
16 Aug 2022
R 6360.00

Brief Description
The Japanese Language Course is ideal whether you are looking to acquire Japanese for the purpose of business, travel or personal interest. From delicious sushi and tea, to the brave samurais and beautiful geishas of ancient Japan, this three-part course (basic, intermediate and advanced) will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to communicate in this exciting language. During the course, you will be able to broaden your understanding of the Japanese language and culture, while learning the Hiragana and Katakana (Japanese characters) for writing and reading. You will also develop basic communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Japanese.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
  • execute hiragana and katakana in reading and writing
  • demonstrate the use of approximately 30 kanji-characters
  • develop basic communication skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Japanese, and
  • get to know both traditional and contemporary Japanese cultures and societies through various materials (videos, quizzes, etc.) and activities (origami, wearing yukata, etc.).
Course Content
  • Greetings and introductions
  • Asking and giving personal information
  • The time
  • Shopping (basic concepts)
  • Ordering at a restaurant
  • Describing daily routines
  • Making plans for the weekend
  • Inviting somebody to do something
  • Introduction to the Japanese writing system
  • Hiragana/katakana
  • 30 kanjis
  • Japanese pronunciation
  • Word order
  • Ko/so/a/do system
  • Time expressions
  • Particle ni/de/to
  • Verbs with particle o/ni
  • Understanding some practical culture differences
  • Introducing traditional and contemporary cultures
This course requires disciplined study habits and compulsory class participation.
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and/or relevant work experience. Delegates who do not adhere to the minimum requirements will be considered upon submission of a motivation for enrolment.
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Marketing, Communication and Languages
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are keen to learn Japanese as a foreign language whether you are a participant in the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, have prospective business dealings with Japanese companies/organisations or if you are a student participating or interested in an exchange programme to Japan.
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