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Starter Course (A1)

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

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

  • Ask and answer basic questions on familiar topics, such as family and oneself.
  • Understand and use simple phrases and sentences in areas of essential need.
  • Recognise familiar names, words and very basic phrases on simple notices.
  • Write basic, isolated phrases and sentences.

Term 3

In Term 3 of the Starter course, we aim to cover Lessons 9 to 12 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter, A1)”.

Topics: “Life” and “Holidays and Days off 1”

Course Details

Course fee

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

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Morning class
10am-12pm

Tuesdays | July 23 – September 24, 2019
Taught by Yukiko Fukumoto

Saturdays | July 27 – September 28, 2019
Taught by Tetsuya Okada

Afternoon class
1-3pm

Saturdays | July 27 – September 28, 2019
Taught by Tetsuya Okada

Evening class
6-8pm

Mondays | July 22 – September 23, 2019
Taught by Kaoru Murn

Wednesdays | July 24 – September 25, 2019
Taught by Rika Saegusa

We also offer a Mid-Year Starter Course.

Textbook

Fee

$30 (Two volumes)

Textbook fee will be charged together with the course fee.

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 入門. A1, かつどう
国際交流基金
三修社 2013

まるごと, 日本のことばと文化. 入門. A1, りかい
国際交流基金
三修社 2013

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Starter A1, Coursebook for communicative language activities
The Japan Foundation
Published by Sanshusha
2013

ISBN: 978-4-384-05752-2

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Starter A1, Coursebook for communicative language competences
The Japan Foundation
Published by Sanshusha
2013

ISBN: 978-4-384-05753-9

Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Starter A1, Coursebook for communicative language competences
Marugoto, Japanese language and culture. Starter A1, Coursebook for communicative language activities

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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, 14 June and 11 October respectively.

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Photo: Brett Boardman

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