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◇2017 Autumn Course Details ◇
Course #2401 "Essential grammar for meaningful communication in Japanese" <Basic>
Course #2402  "Establish confidence in Speaking Japanese ! "<Pre-Intermediate>
Course #2403  "Modern Japan in Modern Japanese" <Intermediate>
Course #2404  "Beginners’ Japanese:Learn to communicate in 8 weeks" <Beginners>
Course #2405  "Japanese for Faculty and Staff" <Pre-Intermediate>
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Course #2404  "Beginners’ Japanese:Learn to communicate in 8 weeks" <Beginners>

Content / Syllabus / Schedule

④-Let's Start Japanese !-

<#2404>Introductory Japanese :

[ Intensive course ] "Beginners' Japanese: Learn to communicate in 8 weeks"

<Ms.MASUDA, Yuko>

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Instructor: Ms.MASUDA, Yuko (Lecturer at Sophia University)
* Nationality : Japan
* Study field : Japanese language education, Sociolinguistics
* Authoring / Treatise : 
Masuda, Y. (2009)“Negotiation of language selection in Japanese-English exchange partnerships”
                   In J. Nekvapil and T. Sherman(eds). "Language management in contact situations: perspectives from three continents” Peter Lang.
Day Saturdays, 13:30~15:45
Time 8 weeks
Application Deadline October 7 (The day to determine to cancel the class with insufficient enrolments 〔Class Cancellation〕)→extended to October 21.
Tuition 38,400 yen (Tax included.) 
*except textbook
Capacity 20
Dates Oct 14, 21 (Oct.28 cancelled→make up class : Jan.6)
Nov. 11, 18 (No Class on Nov.4, Nov.25)
Dec. 2, 9, 16
Jan.6 (make up class for Oct.28)
*If any day of class is cancelled, make-up class will be Jan.6

【Text Book】
『初級日本語げんき 1』[第2版]  
" An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese GENKI Ⅰ [Second Edition] "
(The Japan Times)
ISBN: 978-4-7890-1440-3
3,326 yen (discounted price at Kinokuniya Sophia Book Store)
*Printed materials will be also provided by the instructor at a reasonable cost.
(↓image of text book↓)

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【Message from Instructor】
I believe that learning another language helps to broaden your world.
Come and enjoy learning Japanese in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!

【Contents】
☆THIS COURSE AIMS AT COMPLETE BEGINNERS☆ and covers various basic grammar and vocabulary with a particular emphasis on
how to use them in daily communication in Japanese.
As this is an 8-week intensive course, students will learn how to effectively communicate using simple expressions outside the classroom.
Writing systems will also be covered, starting with hiragana and katakana, followed by some basic kanji related to each chapter in the textbook.
The course also introduces students to social and cultural issues in relation to the Japanese language.

【Method】
After brief explanations of the grammar points by the instructor, students will practise new expressions through a variety of interactive activities.
Students will be given homework to consolidate their understanding of the materials covered in each class.

【Mode】
Students will be expected to actively participate in various class activities such as pair/group work where they will use Japanese
with other members of the class as well as the instructor.
The instructor may occasionally use English to explain grammar.

【Goals】
By the end of this course students will develop their ability to communicate orally using simple sentences and to read and write short passages.
he course will also aim to help students become more confident in speaking Japanese outside the classroom.

【Syllabus】
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【Apply】(applying period starts from Aug.25)→Dead line : October 21.→closed
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<here (pdf file)> ←cick !

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