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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 4

In Term 4 of the Starter course, we aim to cover Lessons 15 to 18 of “Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture (Starter A1)”.

Topic: “Shopping” and “Holiday and days off 2”

Course Details

Course fee

First-time enrolment for new applicants:

  • $320 per term (non-member)
  • $300 per term (JPF member)

Course fee does not include textbooks.

Morning class
10am-12pm

Saturdays | October 14 – December 16, 2017
Taught by Yuko Martens

Evening class
6-8pm

Mondays | October 9 – December 11, 2017
Taught by Kaoru Murn

Wednesdays, October 11 – December 13 2017
Taught by Keiko Nishiyama

We also offer a Mid-Year Starter Course.

Textbook

Fee

$25

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

2017 TERM DATES
Term 1: Jan 30 – Apr 8
Term 2: Apr 24 – Jul 1
Term 3: Jul 17 – Sep 23
Term 4: Oct 9 – Dec 16

ENQUIRIES

Photo: Brett Boardman

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