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Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct, ... Wed 15 Mar 2023
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: Language Centre, Teaching Room 4

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Intermediate 1
Prerequisites£

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

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At intermediate 1 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 go to the Language Centre CULP page.

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

Students who have successfully completed the CULP Japanese Elementary 2 or have acquired a proficiency equivalent to B1.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 19 Oct 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
2 Wed 26 Oct 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
3 Wed 2 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
4 Wed 9 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
5 Wed 16 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
6 Wed 23 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
7 Wed 30 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
8 Wed 25 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
9 Wed 1 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
10 Wed 8 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
11 Wed 15 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
12 Wed 22 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
13 Wed 1 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
14 Wed 8 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
15 Wed 15 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 4 map Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to functions and notions such as:

  • To be able to do reported speech
  • To use a variety of conditionals
  • To use transitive and intransitive verbs
  • To express the feeling of regret
  • To use honorific verbs
  • To give respectful advice
  • To be able to express gratitude by using the Te-form
  • To use extra modest and humble expressions
  • To use embedded questions
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 the gist of longer written Japanese, where visual information is not necessarily available and where the text relies on language structure and lexical refinement to convey specific messages. Writing: Prepare short informal presentations to a familiar audience, using the appropriate register and structure to achieve communication.

Aims

At the Intermediate 1 Level the main aims are:

  • To develop further a good understanding and appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a confident language user in a range of everyday situations;
  • To increase the learner knowledge of the 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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