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Mon 24 Oct, Mon 31 Oct, ... Mon 13 Mar 2023
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: Language Centre, Teaching Room 3

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Mon 24 Oct, Mon 31 Oct, ... Mon 13 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

CULP Basic 1 / CEF A1

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 24 Oct 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
2 Mon 31 Oct 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
3 Mon 7 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
4 Mon 14 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
5 Mon 21 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
6 Mon 28 Nov 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
7 Mon 5 Dec 2022   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
8 Mon 23 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
9 Mon 30 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
10 Mon 6 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
11 Mon 13 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
12 Mon 20 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
13 Mon 27 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
14 Mon 6 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map Misa Nakano
15 Mon 13 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 3 map 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 Basic 2 level the main aims are:

  • To enhance students understanding of to the complex historical and cultural background of Japan;
  • To further develop the understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features of the Japanese language;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a wider 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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