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Japanese Level 5 (Language and Culture), Part 1

Course dates, times and locations

Course details (1)

Start date/time:
12 October 2022 (18:00)
End date/time:
14 December 2022 (18:00)
Delivery mode:
Not applicable

This course does not carry any credit towards a degree


Course outline

Part 1

  • Revision of Level 5
  • Tobira Gateway to Advanced Japanese Lesson 8 and 9


  • Japanese traditional culture
  • Traditional performing arts
  • Comedy
  • Japanese song
  • Education in Japan
  • Subject
  • Issues in Japanese education
  • Gesture



  • Talking about traditional performing arts
  • Understanding ‘KYOOGEN’ and talk about it
  • Talking about well-known stories - folk-tale, fairy tale
  • Presenting / Introducing a story
  • Talking about subjects you studied
  • Talking about education in your country
  • Praise
  • Introducing gesture in your country



  • Noun ‘WA’ Noun ‘TO/NI KANKEE GA ARU’

What will I achieve?

To improve existing language skills to achieve the equivalent of B2/C1 level of the CEFR, JLPT N3.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • be able to understand a range of spoken and written discourses in different styles: factual, journalistic and non-specialist technical with ease
  • be able to express yourself orally and in written form using a range of accurate vocabulary and appropriate register, stating an opinion with confidence
  • be able to refine your intercultural competence by accessing political, historical and cultural information from a variety of sources
  • be able to make presentations on various subjects

What are the entry requirements?

*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 is open.

Key Dates:

  • Enrol by 29 September for our Autumn term.
  • Autumn Term begins w/c 10 October 2022.

Other term dates - see individual class listings for exact dates.

  • Winter term - w/c 23 January 2022*
  • Spring term - w/c 24 April 2022*

 *Early Bird 10% Discount applicable for full fee payers only, this is for all courses.



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