Pre-Intermediate Course (A2/B1)
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. family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).
- Understand the main points of clear, standard speech on matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
- Understand descriptions of daily events, feelings and wishes that appear in personal or informal texts.
- Write short, simple messages and fill in application forms in areas of essential need.
- Use a series of simple phrases to describe their family and the people around them, living conditions, etc.
In Term 3 of the Pre-Intermediate course, we aim to cover Topics 3 to 5 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Pre-Intermediate A2/B1)”.
Topics: “My Comfort Food”, “Visiting Someone” and “The pleasures of Learning Other Languages”.
$375/term: New students
$350/term: Continuing students
Course fee does not include textbooks.
Tuesdays | July 23 – September 24, 2019
Taught by Hiromi Nishimoto
Thursdays | July 25 – September 26, 2019
Taught by Yukiko Watanabe
Pre-Intermediate Textbook $30 (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. 初中級. A2/B1
Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Pre-Intermediate. A2/B1
The Japan Foundation 2015
2019 TERM DATES
Term 1: Feb 4 – Apr 13
Term 2: Apr 29 – Jul 6
Term 3: Jul 22 – Sep 28
Term 4: Oct 7 – Dec 14
* J-Course terms run for 10 weeks each. As Monday, 10 June and 7 October are NSW public holidays, class will not run on these days but will be held instead on Friday, 14 June and 11 October respectively.
Photo: Brett Boardman