Course Summary

Japanese Elementary 4 is suited to people who would like to broaden their understanding and communication skills in Japanese in order to interact socially with the Japanese-speaking community both in Melbourne and overseas.

For further details on this course please contact CAE Service Hub on (03) 9652-0611 or enquiries@cae.edu.au

Please visit CAE Customer Service Centre or phone 9652 0611 to enquire about enrolling in this course

In this course Japanese For Busy People Book 1 (Revised 3rd Edition): Chapters 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 are covered. The Following topics are included:

  • Participating in a festival;
  • Talking about plans;
  • Making a request;
  • Going to an art museum;
  • AT an art museum;
  • Being warned or advised.

The development of intercultural skills is fostered through discussions of Japanese culture and customs

By the end of this course students should be able to :

  • Talk about what you own;
  • Offer to help someone/accept or reject someone’s offer;
  • Give a reason for offering someone something, inviting someone to do something, or refusing someone’s invitation;
  • Talk about weekend plans and travel plans: state what you will do in what order;
  • Talk about schedules in detail;
  • Ask to have something delivered by a specific means from a store or office;
  • Ask someone to do something for you;
  • Give directions to a taxi driver;
  • Talk about getting on and off means of transportation, and about departure and arrival times;
  • Talk about lengths of stays;
  • Ask about travel times;
  • Ask permission to do something at someone’s house or at a store;
  • Grant or refuse permission, and give a reason for doing so;
  • Forbid someone from doing something;
  • Forbid something and give a reason for doing so;
  • Ask someone not to do something

Japanese Elementary 3 or equivalent to about 50 hours of previous study.

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Textbook: Japanese for Busy People Book 1: KANA VERSION – 3RD EDITION – With CD (Audio) 
ISBN 13-  9781568363851
Available from: 
LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102. ph:9857 0030

BOOKERY , 9-11 Victoria Street, Fitzroy 3065. Tel: 8417 9500

Order online: Foreign Language Bookshop

For further enquiries please contact the Languages Centre on 9652 0677 or email languages@cae.edu.au.

***Cancellation or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

Suitable for beginners with some basic knowledge of Japanese.

Last updated: October 4, 2017 12:20am