Course Summary

Suitable for students with basic knowledge of Japanese, who intend to travel to Japan for business or leisure, and who want to know more grammar and deepen their understanding of Japanese culture

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 13th April - 9 classes


Session ID DLAU5201C
13 Apr - 8 Jun 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Kaori Nomura

In this course Japanese For Busy People Book 2 (Revised 3rd Edition): Chapters 1, 2 and 3 are covered. The following topics/themes and grammar are covered in this course:

TOPICS/THEMES
• Asking for advice about a gift;
• Choosing an item;
• Searching for a lost item

GRAMMAR
• Referring to Indefinite Places, Things, or People: dokoka, nanika, dareka
• Stating and Asking Preference and Soliciting: ga ii desu ka/ ga ii desho ka
• Making Comparison (1): Expressing the Comparative Degree
• Making Comparison (2): Expressing the Superlative Degree
• “Doing Something to See How It Goes”: – te mimasu
• Getting Information or Advice. “I’d like to But …?”
• Making Comarison (3): – wa – yori – desu /- wa ichiban – desu
• Sating Decisions: – ni shimasu
• Connecting Related Sentences: – de/- kute
• Describing Ongoing Actions or States in Effect: – te imasu
• “Going Somewhere to Do Something”: – ni ikimasu

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 :
• Consulting Someone about What to Buy as a Souvenir;
• Asking Someone Their Preference for Food, Drink etc.;
• Stating or Asking for an Opinion about Two or More Items in Comparison with One Another;
• Stating the Size or Characteristics of an Item You Wish to Buy;
• Asking a Clerk to Gift-wrap an item;
•Indicating your Preferred Method of Payment;
• Talking about Your Family, Their Interests, and the Kinds of Gifts that Make Them Happy;
• Describing a Lost Item;
• Describing the Characteristics of a Person, Place, or Thing

• Read and Write 40 new kanji

Japanese Elementary 5 or equivalent to about 90 hours of previous study or those who have completed Japanese For Busy People Book 1 (Revised 3rd Edition).

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.

***IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR LAST-MINUTE ENROLMENTS*** If you enrol on the same day this course starts, please check your confirmation email and ensure you contact the Languages Centre to receive a link to attend the online sessions at languages@cae.edu.au***

Link to purchase the book: https://languageint.com.au

Textbook:

Textbook: Japanese for Busy People 2 Revised 3rd Edition 1 CD Attached – Published:  11th November 2011

ISBN:  9781568363868
Author:  AJALT

To attend your online sessions all you need is the link we will provide (via email), a device with internet connection and a webcam.

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

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Suitable for beginners with good basic knowledge of Japanese.

Last updated: May 13, 2021 12:45pm