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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.

Term 1

In Term 1 of the Pre-Intermediate course, we aim to cover Lessons 15 to 17 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Elementary 2, A2)”. Please note: Pre-Intermediate class will use the Elementary 2 textbook in term 1, and will begin using “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Pre-Intermediate A2/B1)” from term 2.

Topics: “Life and eco-friendly activities” and “People’s lives”

Course Details

Course fee

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

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Evening class
6-8pm

Tuesdays |February 5 – April 9, 2019
Taught by Hiromi Nishimoto

Thursdays | February 7 – April 11, 2019
Taught by Yukiko Watanabe

Textbook

Fee

$30 (One volume)

Textbook fee will be charged together with the course fee.

Term 1

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 初級2. A2, かつどう
国際交流基金 2014

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 初級2. A2, りかい
国際交流基金 2014

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Elementary 2. A2, Coursebook for communicative language activities
The Japan Foundation 2014

ISBN: 978-4-384-05756-0

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Elementary 2. A2, Coursebook for communicative language competences
The Japan Foundation 2014

ISBN: 978-4-384-05757-7

Term 2 – 4

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 初中級. A2/B1
国際交流基金  2015

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Pre-Intermediate. A2/B1
The Japan Foundation 2015

ISBN: 978-4-384-05758-4

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Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Pre-Intermediate. A2/B1

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DETAILS

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, 15 June and 11 October respectively.

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