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Advanced Course (B2-1)

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 3のトピック

  •  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」

*Term1とTerm2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」

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。

Course Details (Term 3)

Course fee

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

Course fee includes materials fee.

Evening class
6-8pm

Thursdays | July 26 – September 27, 2018
Taught by Keiko Nishiyama

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