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Tue 27 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Tue 15 Jun 2021
15:00 - 17:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Basic 1
Beginners£

Tue 27 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Tue 15 Jun 2021

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 Tue 27 Apr   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
2 Thu 29 Apr   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
3 Tue 4 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
4 Thu 6 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
5 Tue 11 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
6 Thu 13 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
7 Tue 18 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
8 Thu 20 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
9 Tue 25 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
10 Thu 27 May   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
11 Tue 1 Jun   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
12 Thu 3 Jun   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
13 Tue 8 Jun   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
14 Thu 10 Jun   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Misa Nakano
15 Tue 15 Jun   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Zoom Video Communication Software 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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