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Japanese Level 1, Part 3

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Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 22 April 2024 To: 08 July 2024

From: 25 April 2024 To: 27 June 2024

Course overview

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 3

  • Revision of Part 2
  • Genki I [Third Edition] Lesson 5 and 6



  • Holidays and Japanese festivals
  • Invitations
  • Socialising skills
  • Transport system
  • Education system in Japan



  • Expressing likes and dislikes
  • Making suggestions
  • Making requests
  • Asking for permissions
  • Explaining reasons
  • Offering assistance



  • Present and past tense of adjectives
  • 〜 ‘MASHOO’ / 〜 ‘MASHOO KA’
  • TE-form of verbs
  • 〜 ‘TE KUDASAI’
  • Describing two activities using te-form
  • Counter ‘MAI’


  • Hiragana & Katakana
  • Kanji (58)

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.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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