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Admissions Course #0402 "Establish confidence in Speaking Japanese ! "<Pre-Intermediate>

Course #0402 "Establish confidence in Speaking Japanese ! "<Pre-Intermediate>

Content / Syllabus / Schedule

②-Step up your Japaneseー
<#0402>Pre-Intermediate Japanese:
"Establish confidence in Speaking Japanese ! "
<Ms.SAKATA Reiko>
(Lecturer at Sophia University)

※ Nationality : Japan
※ Study field : Japanese language education
※ Authoring / Treatise :
 ◇『初級から始まる「活動型クラス」‐ことばの学びは学習者がつくる /
  『みんなの日本語』を使った教科書・活動型クラスを例に』共著 (スリーエーネットワーク, 2012)

Day Wednesdays, 18:45~20:15
Time 13 weeks
Application Deadline April 11 (The day to determine to cancel the class with insufficient enrolments 〔Class Cancellation〕)
Tuition 35,100 yen (Tax included.) 
*except textbook
Capacity 25

April  18, 25
May      9, 16, 23, 30 (No Class on May 2)
June     6, 13, 20, 27
July       4, 11, 18

*If any day of class is cancelled, make-up class will be July 25.

『初級日本語げんき2』 [第2版]
"An integrated Course in Elementary Japanese GENKI Ⅱ[Second Edition] "
(The Japan Times) 
3,326 yen (Discounted price at Kinokuniya Sophia Book Store) 
(↓image of text book↓)


【Message from Instructor】
Your active participation in speaking Japanese will be the key to learning a new language. You play the lead. Let's establish your confidence in speaking Japanese through this course while having various exchange of conversations.

This course completes basic language skills with emphasis on how to use upper-basic expressions in everyday situations.
This course is suitable for those who have studied major basic grammar topics (please refer to lessons 1-12 of Genki for items you are expected to have studied before taking this course although the course starts with review of some of these items).

【Method / Mode】
In this course, we will use the text book and at the same time this course will be proceeded according to the each student's needs.
After brief explanation of the grammar points by the instructor, students will practice new expressions through a variety of ommunicative activities. Also, in each chapter of the text book students will be expected to share their thoughts and experiences with classmates and with the instructor. During that activities, you will review your grammar and vocabulary and also expand your grammar and vocabulary for the expressions. Students will be expected to actively participate in various class activities such as pair / group work where they use Japanese with other members of the class as well as the instructor. Most of the class is conducted in Japanese.

By the end of this course, students will develop their ability to engage in conversation on daily topics and express own ideas, thoughts or wish.
After this course, students are encouraged to take next level at Sophia Community College.

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【Apply】☆applying period starts from March 13☆
<here (application form : excell file)> ←click ! ...Available from March 13
<here (application form : pdf file)> ←click ! ...Available from March 13