This course aims to help budding learners master basic Japanese and progress to become intermediate-level speakers. The focus of this course is on the use of the widely used Plain form, which is crucial in casual conversations.
Besides textbooks, interesting learning materials like guidebooks, maps, manga, and pop songs will be used, so that you can understand and appreciate the usage of the language in a practical setting. With lessons held in a conducive and friendly environment, you are certain to enjoy the learning process and easily remember what has been taught
What you'll learn in Intermediate Course (Part 1&2) is equivalent to Chapters 25 - 28 of "Minna no nihongo" (a familiar textbook used by a few schools) and Chapters 23 - 28 of "Nihongo daichi".
Intermediate Course (Part 3&4) is equivalent to Minna no nihongo Chapters 29-36, and Nihongo Daichi Chapters 29 - 35.
Intermediate Course (Part 5&6) is equivalent to Minna no nihongo Chapters 37-50, and Nihongo Daichi Chapters 36 - 42.
After this course, Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or better-known as JLPT, (N4, 5 level), will be recommended to those who want to gauge their proficiency level.
WHO SHOULD JOIN
Students who have taken JLPT N4 or N5
Students who intend to attempt JLPT N4 or N3
Students who can write and read Hiragana
Students who have learned Japanese in the past and would like to take a refresher cours
Students who have travelled or will be travelling to Japan, and hope to communicate in Japanes
Students who use basic Japanese language in their work
Students who have interest in Japanese culture