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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 2

In Term 2 of the Pre-Intermediate course, we aim to cover Lesson 18 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Elementary 2, A2)”, and Lessons 1 and 2 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Pre-Intermediate A2/B1)”.

Topics: “People’s lives”, “Sports Games” and  “Looking for a house”.

Course Details

Course fee

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

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Evening class
6-8pm

Tuesdays | April 30 – July 2, 2019
Taught by Hiromi Nishimoto

Thursdays | May 2 – July 4, 2019
Taught by Yukiko Watanabe

Textbook

Fee

Elementary 2 Textbooks $40 (Two volumes)

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

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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