Course Summary

Japanese Elementary 1 is suited to those who want to use simple Japanese to communicate with family and friends, with people in the workplace or for travel purposes, and for a better understanding of Japanese people through cultural insights and intercultural skills.

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 15th January - 9 classes


Session ID DLV81301C
15 Jan - 11 Mar 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

Thursday, 6th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV81302C
6 Feb - 2 Apr 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

Monday, 24th February - 9 classes


Session ID DLV81304C
24 Feb - 11 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

No class on Mar.9, Apr.13 & 27, 2000

Tuesday, 10th March - 9 classes


Session ID DLV81303C
10 Mar - 5 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

Saturday, 28th March - 9 classes


Session ID DLV81305C
28 Mar - 6 Jun 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher

No class on Apr.11 & 25, 2020

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Introducing oneself and others
  • Shopping
  • Ordering food & drinks
  • Numbers
  • Greetings

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:

  • Introduce themselves and others;
  • Exchange information about work and nationality;
  • Count and use numbers;
  • Ask how much something is and purchase it;
  • Order food and drinks in a restaurant;
  • Understand basic Japanese etiquette for conducting oneself in the above situations;
  • Recognise the difference between the three Japanese scripts and understand when they are used;
  • Have an understanding and appreciation of the values and customs of Japanese people both in daily and business situations.
  • Read Hiragana alphabets

None

IF YOU HAVE HAD SOME PREVIOUS EXPOSURE TO THE LANGUAGE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A FREE 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: 9781568363851

Available from:

LANGUAGE INTERNATIONAL, 15 Station Street, Kew East Vic 3102 ph: 9857 0030

Available with companion website access from Georgetown University Press. Companion website access can be purchased by itself.

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

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

Suitable for complete beginners

Last updated: November 20, 2019 12:36pm