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Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 10 Mar 2020
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Intermediate 1
Prerequisites£

Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, ... Tue 10 Mar 2020

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 Tue 22 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
2 Tue 29 Oct   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
3 Tue 5 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
4 Tue 12 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
5 Tue 19 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
6 Tue 26 Nov   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
7 Tue 3 Dec   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
8 Tue 21 Jan 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
9 Tue 28 Jan 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
10 Tue 4 Feb 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
11 Tue 11 Feb 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
12 Tue 18 Feb 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
13 Tue 25 Feb 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
14 Tue 3 Mar 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Misa Nakano
15 Tue 10 Mar 2020   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 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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