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Intermediate 1 Course (B1-1)

This is a one year course consisting of 4 terms of 10 weeks.

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

  • Enter spontaneous conversations on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (e.g. myself, hobbies, food, travel and current events).
  • Understand the description of daily events, feelings and wishes that appear in personal or informal texts.
  • Understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, including speech heard on media such as radio, TV programmes, etc.
  • Write straightforward, cohesive texts on topics that are familiar, or of personal interest.
  • Connect simple phrases to describe experiences and past events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, and state clear reasons and explanations related to one’s opinions and plans.

Term 4

In Term 4 of the Intermediate 1 course, we aim to cover Topics 7 and 8 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Intermediate 1, B1)”.

Topics: “Talk on the challenge of martial arts!” and “Convenient gadgets”

Course Details

Course fee

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

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Evening class

Mondays | October 7 – December 9, 2019*
* Week 1 will be held on Friday 11 Oct due to the Labour Day holiday
Taught by Yukiko Watanabe

Wednesdays | October 9 – December 11, 2019
Taught by Kaoru Murn



$40 (One volume)

Textbook fee will be charged together with the course fee.

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 中級1. B1.

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Intermediate. B1
The Japan Foundation
Published by Sanshusha

ISBN: 978-4-384-05759-1

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Intermediate. B1

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