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Japanese Level 1, Part 2

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
24 April 2023 (19:35)
End date/time:
17 July 2023 (19:35)
Delivery mode:
Strand Campus
Places available

Course details (2)

Start date/time:
27 April 2023 (18:00)
End date/time:
29 June 2023 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Not applicable
Places available

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


By studying Japanese Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc, be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics and have developed an insight into Japanese-speaking life, culture and society.

What does this course cover?

Part 2

  • Revision of Part 1
  • Genki I [Third Edition] Lesson 3 and 4



  • Daily activities
  • Invitations
  • Food and drink
  • Days, week, months, and years
  • Japanese houses
  • Japanese holidays


  • Talking about daily activities
  • Inviting someone
  • Accepting and declining an invitation
  • Ordering food / drinks
  • Locating people / objects
  • Talking about events


  • Present and past tense of verbs
  • Particles, e.g. ‘O’, ‘DE’, ‘NI’, ‘E’
  • 〜 ‘MASEN KA’


Hiragana & Katakana

What will I achieve?

When Japanese Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Key information

Course status: Places available

Full fee:£235

Alumni/Staff/UoL/KHP fee:£200

King's degree student fee:£165

Enrolment deadlines:

Enrolment open:

  • Winter term intensive courses only - enrol by Thursday 23 February
    Term starts w/c 6 March 2023*

  • Enrol for Spring or Summer terms now.
    Spring term - w/c 24 April 2023*
    Summer intensive classes run in June/July 2023*
    *see individual class listings for exact dates.




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For more information regarding our courses please contact us on the details below.

The teaching style in the Japanese language course is such that the material is easy to understand and retain.
Japanese language student at the Modern Language Centre

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