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Advanced Course (B2-1)

日本語は下記にあります。

The Advanced Course aims to develop smoother communication skills in Japanese while building students’ understanding of Japanese culture and appropriate uses of Japanese in a variety of situations. You will learn vocabulary and expressions applicable to selected topics, using learning resources based on topical issues and news in Japanese society. Furthermore, you will develop the skills to use their Japanese appropriately in both formal and informal scenarios, as well as express their own thoughts about different subjects.
Join us and take a step closer toward becoming an advanced Japanese speaker!

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Scan quickly through long and complex texts, locating relevant details.
  • Express their ideas and opinions with precision, and present and respond to complex lines of argument convincingly.
  • Write clear, detailed texts on a variety of subjects related to their field of interest while synthesising and evaluating information and arguments from a number of sources.
  • Summarise a wide range of factual and imaginative texts, commenting on and discussing contrasting points of view and the main themes
  • Understand documentaries and the majority of films in standard dialect.

Term 4 Topics:

  • Food and diet  “Changes in food  ~ What will become Japanese “gohan”?~
  • Education “Black school regulations”
  • Language and culture 2  “Japan’s new ending-industry”

*The following topics have been covered in Term1ーTerm3

  •  Human relations “ New meeting”
  •  Society 1 “Instagrammable”
  •  Work and profession “Roles of AI”
  •  Travel and transportation “ Beyond experience tourism”
  •  Life “Consultation on life”
  •  Nature and environment “After 11 March 2011”
  •  Shopping “Troubleshooting in shopping”
  •  Language and culture 1 “The ever-changing Japanese language”
  •  Society 2 “Working in Japan as a foreigner”

このコースでは、「今」の日本から社会や文化に関するトピックを選び、教材にはニュース動画や新聞、雑誌を使用します。広い分野での語彙を増やし、文法を正確に使えるようにしながら、自分の考えをしっかり伝えられるように日本語力を高めていきます。話す相手や場面に合ったスピーチスタイルや敬語をきちんと使えるようになるのも目標です。

Term 4のトピック

  • トピック10  食生活「食卓の変化〜どうなる日本の「ご飯」?〜」
  • トピック11 教育「ブラック校則」
  • トピック12 言語と文化2「新しいエンディング産業」

*Term1ーTerm3は以下のトピックを勉強しました。

  •  人との関係「新しい出会い」
  •  社会「ソーシャルメディアが変える社会―SNS 映え」
  •  仕事と職業「AIの役割」
  •  旅行「『コト消費』の観光へ」
  •  生活と人生「人は悩む。」
  •  自然と環境「震災、その後」 
  •  買い物 「ショッピングのトラブル解決」
  •  言語と文化1「変わり続ける日本語」「日本語の味わい」
  •  社会2「外国人として日本で働くということ」

Course Details (Term 4)

Course fee

$375/term: New students
$350/term: Continuing students

Course fee includes materials fee.

Evening class
6-8pm

Thursdays | October 11 – December 13, 2018
Taught by Keiko Nishiyama

Applications

To apply for the Advanced course, please email the J-Course team directly at jcourse(a)jpf.org.au, and include details of your Japanese language level. Please note that you will be required to take a level check test, which will be organised as soon as possible.

Textbook

There is no textbook for this course.

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