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Fri 18 Oct, Fri 25 Oct, ... Fri 6 Mar 2020
17:00 - 19:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Basic 1
Beginners£

Fri 18 Oct, Fri 25 Oct, ... Fri 6 Mar 2020

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

None

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 18 Oct 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
2 Fri 25 Oct 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
3 Fri 1 Nov 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
4 Fri 8 Nov 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
5 Fri 15 Nov 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
6 Fri 22 Nov 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
7 Fri 29 Nov 2019   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
8 Fri 17 Jan   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
9 Fri 24 Jan   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
10 Fri 31 Jan   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
11 Fri 7 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
12 Fri 14 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
13 Fri 21 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
14 Fri 28 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
15 Fri 6 Mar   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Counting 1-10
  • Saying where you are from
  • Saying which language(s) you speak
  • Saying what you do for a living
  • Introducing yourself and your family
  • Talking about your family
  • Talking about age
  • Booking a table, ordering drinks/food and asking for the bill
  • Enquiring about and booking a room
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
  • Reading: Read fairly confidently the Hiragana and Katakana characters. Understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters using Japanese characters.
  • Writing: Complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
Aims

At the Basic 1 level the main aims are:

  • To introduce students to the complex historical and cultural background of Japan;
  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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