This course is meant for participants with no prior knowledge of the target language. Participants with prior knowledge (including spoken proficiency) are advised to contact CLS to take a placement test.
This is the first part of introductory-level Japanese. It is designed to provide competence in handling various tasks in daily life and professional life using basic linguistic and socio-cultural skills. With more emphasis placed on the development of oral communication skills, the goal of this course is not only to gain basic knowledge but also the skills to utilise the Japanese Language.
Participants will also learn how to read and write Hiragana and Katakana (Japanese scripts).
At the end of the course, participants will be able to introduce themselves, buy things, write and read Japanese scripts.
Participants will be engaged in tasks to achieve the following communicative functions:
1. Greeting, basic personal information
2. Exchange business cards
3. Ask for location
4. Do shopping
5. Make a phone call
6. Ask about the time and date
8. Write and read in Hiragana & Katakana( Japanese scripts )
Registration deadline: TBC