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Wed 21 Oct, Wed 28 Oct, ... Wed 17 Mar 2021
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Elementary 2
Prerequisites£

Wed 21 Oct, Wed 28 Oct, ... Wed 17 Mar 2021

Description

The courses are delivered in a blended-learning mode, face-to-face and online through CamTools (the Cambridge University virtual learning environment). The focus is on spoken, oral/aural communicative competence. Students are required to attend to online multimedia materials and read the proscribed texts in their own time so that the classroom time is dedicated to face-to-face communication/discussion.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CULP Elementary 1/CEF A2+

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 21 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
2 Wed 28 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
3 Wed 4 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
4 Wed 11 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
5 Wed 18 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
6 Wed 25 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
7 Wed 2 Dec   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
8 Wed 27 Jan 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
9 Wed 3 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
10 Wed 10 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
11 Wed 17 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
12 Wed 24 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
13 Wed 3 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
14 Wed 10 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
15 Wed 17 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to functions and notions such as:

  • To ask for directions and talk about conditions
  • To be able to understand and give advice and directions
  • To describe doing and receiving a favour
  • To be able to express intentions using ‘if’ or ‘even if’
  • To be able to make simple subordinate and 'if' clause sentences
  • To be able to understand and talk about possibilities
  • To be able to use different registers of the language and use verb plain form for casual speech
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Understand Japanese in a variety of both predictable and unpredictable linguistic situations. Express themselves on a variety of topics with a fair amount of detail.
  • Reading: Understand longer texts where visual information is not necessarily available and where the text relies on language structure and lexical refinement to convey specific messages
  • Writing: Write letters and emails both formally and informally to a single recipient on a variety of topics, using the appropriate register and structure to achieve communication.
Aims

At the Elementary 2 Level the main aims are:

  • To develop a good understanding of the language structures and vocabulary;
  • To develop the ability to engage in conversation in Japanese, where the learner is able to express his or her opinion on a variety of topics;
  • To develop an awareness of the cultural diversity among Japanese speaking countries and regions.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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