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Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct, ... Wed 15 Mar 2023
15:00 - 17:00

Venue: Language Centre, Teaching Room 4

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Basic 1
Beginners£

Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct, ... Wed 15 Mar 2023

Description

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

At a basic 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.

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

None

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 19 Oct 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
2 Wed 26 Oct 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
3 Wed 2 Nov 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
4 Wed 9 Nov 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
5 Wed 16 Nov 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
6 Wed 23 Nov 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
7 Wed 30 Nov 2022   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
8 Wed 25 Jan   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
9 Wed 1 Feb   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
10 Wed 8 Feb   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
11 Wed 15 Feb   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
12 Wed 22 Feb   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
13 Wed 1 Mar   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
14 Wed 8 Mar   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
15 Wed 15 Mar   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Counting 1-10
  • Saying where you are from
  • Saying which language(s) you speak
  • Saying what you do for a living
  • Introducing yourself and your family
  • Talking about your family
  • Talking about age
  • Booking a table, ordering drinks/food and asking for the bill
  • Enquiring about and booking a room
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 Basic 1 level the main aims are:

  • To introduce students to the complex historical and cultural background of Japan;
  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations.
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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