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Intermediate 2 Course (B1-2)

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. hobbies, health, news, travel and historical events).
  • Understand articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints.
  • Develop a clear argument, expanding and supporting his/her points of view at some length with subsidiary points and relevant examples.
  • 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 and give their e-mail and internet forum information on familiar routine and non-routine matters within their field.

Term 2

In Term 2 of the Intermediate 2 course, we aim to cover topic 4 and 5 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Intermediate 2, B1)”.

Topic: “If you’re going to see a play, …” and “Local news”

Course Details

Course fee

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

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Evening class

Tuesdays | May 1 – July 3, 2018
Taught by Shoko Ono



$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2. B1.
国際交流基金 (試用版)

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Intermediate 2. B1
The Japan Foundation

ISBN: 978-4-87540-175-9

* This book is not distributed commercially.

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