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Mon 19 Oct, Mon 26 Oct, ... Mon 15 Mar 2021
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Elementary 1
Prerequisites£

Mon 19 Oct, Mon 26 Oct, ... Mon 15 Mar 2021

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At elementary1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available on our website.

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

CULP Basic 2 / CEF A2

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 19 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
2 Mon 26 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
3 Mon 2 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
4 Mon 9 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
5 Mon 16 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
6 Mon 23 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
7 Mon 30 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
8 Mon 25 Jan 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
9 Mon 1 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
10 Mon 8 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
11 Mon 15 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
12 Mon 22 Feb 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
13 Mon 1 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
14 Mon 8 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
15 Mon 15 Mar 2021   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Hiring a boat/bicycle/car
  • Talking about sports
  • Talking about the past
  • Talking about regular activities
  • Enquiring at the tourist office
  • Shopping for food, clothes and gifts
  • Asking for directions
  • Using public transport
  • Visiting the doctor / chemist
Objectives

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

  • Listening/Speaking: Express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
  • Reading: Read fairly confidently the Hiragana and Katakana characters. Understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters using Japanese characters.
  • Writing: Complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
Aims

At the Elementary 1 Level the main aims are:

  • To further develop and refine the understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features of the Japanese language;
  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a wider range of every-day predictable situations as well as in situations related to study and work;
  • To further introduce students to the complex historical and cultural background of Japan within the context of language teaching.
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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