On this page, you'll discover detailed information for each level of our Japanese course. Simply click the dropdown menu below to explore:   

  • Prerequisite knowledge needed to enroll in a specific course level. 
  • What you can expect to achieve through the course. 
  • The cultural insights and aspects you'll gain.  

It's important to note that there's no perfect level. When selecting your level, consider the following:   

  • Choose the level that best aligns with your current skills and requirements. 
  • Reflect on your learning style: Do you prefer a balanced mix of new topics and revisiting what you already know, or are you up for a more challenging environment where you might not have all the required knowledge? 
  • If the latter, are you willing to invest some extra effort outside the classroom to bridge any gaps in your knowledge? 

  We're here to support your language-learning journey and help you choose the most suitable path for your needs and preferences. 

Japanese Course Levels 

Beginner

A1.0

What will I achieve?

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Exchange greetings 
  • Recognise Japanese characters
  • Use basic classroom expressions
  • Give a simple self introduction
  • Talk briefly about your family(age, where they live) using a family photo 
  • Talk about breakfast and your favourite food and dishes
  • Talk with a friend about where to go for lunch
  • Order food and drinks

        You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

        • Japanese Writing System 
        • Japanese Alphabet: Hiragana(reading and writing)
        • Noun sentence with affirmative& negative form (non-past tense)
        • Particles: wa, mo, to, no, ga, o, de
        • Verbs(eat & drink) with affirmative and negative
        • i-Adjectives non- past tense (describe a person, comment on food or price)
        • Adverb of Frequency
        • Countries, Occupations
        • Family
        • Numbers (1-100)
        • Food, Drinks and where to eat
        • Countere suffix : -nin(people) , -hitotsu, futatsu, mittsu (food for order)

              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

              • How you address other people
              • Food or restaurants in Japan

              Coursebook Units 

              The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 1 to Topic 3 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1. Hiragana and Katakana are introduced, but you are expected to be able to read and write Hiragana at the end of the A1.1 level, and Katakana at the end of A1.2 level . Some Kanji (Chinese characters) are also introduced but only reading, not writing letters. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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              Pre-Elementary

              A1.1

              To join the Japanese level A1.1 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

              Grammar / Vocabulary:

              • Hiragana(read)
              • Noun sentence with affirmative& negative form (non-past tense)
              • Particle: wa, mo, to, no, ga, o, de
              • Verbs(eat & drink) with affirmative and negative
              • Adjectives to describe a person, comment on food or price
              • Adverb of Frequency
              • Countries, Occupations, Languages
              • Family
              • Numbers (1-100)
              • Food, Drinks and where to eat

                    Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                    • Introduce yourself and ask for basic information (name, age, nationality, residency, job) 
                    • Talk briefly about your family(age, where they live) using a family photo 
                    • Order food and drinks

                          What will I achieve?

                          By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                          • Say what kind of home you live in and what you have(furnitures)
                          • Ask/Say where to put things in the room
                          • Visit / Welcome a friend and show them your home
                          • Talk about your daily routine and week schedule
                          • Have a party, going out, accept or refuse invitations
                          • Talk about your hobbies and free time
                          • Tell the purpose to go somewhere

                                You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                • Express existence (There is ...)
                                • i-Adjectives negatives (non-past tense)
                                • Particle: kara, made (time)
                                • Verbs and nouns to describe hobbies and activities
                                • Invite someone to do something together: Isshoni... masen ka
                                • location words
                                • Times and dates (days of the week, dates, months)
                                • Katakana (reading and writing)
                                • Kanji

                                      You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                      • How you invite someone to your house/ visit to someone's house
                                      • Typical daily routine in Japan
                                      • Japanese seasonal events and National Holidays

                                            Coursebook Units 

                                            The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 4 to Topic 6 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1. You are expected to be able to read and write Katakana at the end of the A1.2 level. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                            A1.2

                                            To join the Japanese level A1.2 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                            Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                            • Express existence (There is ...)
                                            • location words
                                            • "i-Adjectives negatives (non-past tense) "
                                            • Particle: kara, made (time)
                                            • Verbs and nouns for hobbies and free time activities and daily routine
                                            • Hiragana(read and write), Katakana(read)
                                            • Time, dated and events (days of the week, dates, months)
                                            • Noun sentence with affirmative& negative form (non-past tense)
                                            • Particle: wa, mo, to, no, ga, o, de
                                            • Adverb of Frequency
                                            • Numbers (1-100)
                                            • Family

                                                  Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                  • Telling where the things are with location words
                                                  • Talk about daily routine
                                                  • Talking about your hobbies and free time
                                                  • Talk briefly about your family(age, where they live) using a family photo

                                                          What will I achieve?

                                                          By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                          • Ask for directions
                                                          • Say where you are now over the phone
                                                          • Basic shopping conversations (what you want to buy, ask information, comment on things)
                                                          • Say what you did on your days off
                                                          • Say where you want to go next time

                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                  • na- Adjectives 
                                                                  • Adjectives to modify nouns form
                                                                  • Adjectives past tense(affirmative and negative)
                                                                  • The verb want
                                                                  • Give and receive type of verbs
                                                                  • Demonstrative pronouns
                                                                  • Verbs past tense(affirmative and negative)
                                                                  • Conjunction : sorekara, demo, soshite
                                                                  • location words for building
                                                                  • Counter suffix: -mai (thin items), -hon(long items), -ko (small items)
                                                                  • Numbers above 100
                                                                  • Colours
                                                                  • Transport

                                                                          You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                          • Town in Japan
                                                                          • Japanese Sightseeing Areas

                                                                                  Coursebook Units 

                                                                                  The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 7 to Topic 9 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 .At the end of this level, you are expected to read and write Hiragana and Katakana.The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                  Elementary

                                                                                  A2.0

                                                                                  To join the Japanese level A2.0 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                  Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                  • Adjectives to modify nouns form
                                                                                  • Adjectives past tense(affirmative and negative)
                                                                                  • The verb want in its uses
                                                                                  • Give and receive types of verbs
                                                                                  • Demonstrative pronouns
                                                                                  • Verbs past tense(affirmative and negative)
                                                                                  • Small and big numbers
                                                                                  • Family
                                                                                  • Express existence (There is ...)
                                                                                  • Daily routine
                                                                                  • Hiragana(read and write), Katakana(read and write)

                                                                                          Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                          • Asking direction
                                                                                          • Shopping conversation
                                                                                          • Telling what you want/ don't want to do
                                                                                          • Talking about daily routine
                                                                                          • Telling what you did

                                                                                                  What will I achieve?

                                                                                                  By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                  • Talk briefly about you and your family using V-てform
                                                                                                  • Talk about your hobbies using V-る(dictionary-form)
                                                                                                  • Have a small talk regarding the weather
                                                                                                  • Describe a place that you are interested in
                                                                                                  • Give directions for a place
                                                                                                  • Correct some information misunderstood by someone else
                                                                                                  • Describe the features of buildings seen in the distance

                                                                                                            You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                            • V-てform
                                                                                                            • V-ています(a present habitual action/ the result of an action that has continued until now)
                                                                                                            • Partiles: (place)に/で, (means of transport)で
                                                                                                            • V-る(dictionary-form)
                                                                                                            • V-る(dictionary-form)こと
                                                                                                            • Nの とき、adjective とき、: When Clause with nouns/ adjectives
                                                                                                            • Adjectives/ Noun に なります:Changing the state sentence
                                                                                                            • V-る(dictionary form)+ の:Nominalised Particle 
                                                                                                            • Sから:Reasoning sentence
                                                                                                            • V-ています: continuing action or result of an action
                                                                                                            • Linking sentences form of Adjectives and nouns
                                                                                                            • Particle: や、など
                                                                                                            • Connecting two contrasting senteces with けど
                                                                                                            • V-てform ください:Polite request

                                                                                                                      You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                      • How Japanese people stay cool in summer
                                                                                                                      • Many kinds of townscapes

                                                                                                                                Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 1to Topic 3 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                A2.1

                                                                                                                                To join the Japanese level A2.1 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                • Big and small numbers 
                                                                                                                                • Hiragana(read and write), Katakana(read and write)
                                                                                                                                • Partiles: (place)に/で, (means of transport)で
                                                                                                                                • V-てform
                                                                                                                                • V-る(dictionary-form)
                                                                                                                                • Reasoning sentence
                                                                                                                                • Linking sentences form of Adjectives and nouns
                                                                                                                                • V-る(dictionary form)+ の:Nominalised Particle

                                                                                                                                            Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                            • Asking and give directions
                                                                                                                                            • Shopping conversation
                                                                                                                                            • Describe the features of things, buildings, etc
                                                                                                                                            • Talking about daily routine
                                                                                                                                            • Telling what you did

                                                                                                                                                      What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                      By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                      • Arrange to meet up with a friend
                                                                                                                                                      • Apologise for being late and give a reason
                                                                                                                                                      • Talk about language learning and asking for help
                                                                                                                                                      • Talk about your interest in the culture of another country
                                                                                                                                                      • Offer help to someone
                                                                                                                                                      • Discuss what to take for a picnic and comment on food

                                                                                                                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                  • V- ても いいですか: Asking permission
                                                                                                                                                                  • Nで/Vて(cause or reason) clause
                                                                                                                                                                  • もう"already" and まだ "(not) yet"
                                                                                                                                                                  • Nの まえに、Nのあとで、
                                                                                                                                                                  • indicate the purpose with N/Vに いきます/きます
                                                                                                                                                                  • N1はN2が...(N1's physical characteristics)
                                                                                                                                                                  • V-る+の:verb nominalization
                                                                                                                                                                  • V-て くださいませんか:polite request for help
                                                                                                                                                                  • V-かた:how to do something
                                                                                                                                                                  • V-たいです/たくないです:expressing the speaker's wish or desire
                                                                                                                                                                  • X(period time)に Y (number of times): Frequency
                                                                                                                                                                  • V- て みます:trying something new to discover what it is like
                                                                                                                                                                  • V- ましょうか:offering help/ assistance
                                                                                                                                                                  • V- ていきます/きます:take/ bring something
                                                                                                                                                                  • N1とN2(と)どちらが いいですか:Asking about a binary choice
                                                                                                                                                                  • Adjective +そうです:a supposition based on the appearance of a thing ,etc.
                                                                                                                                                                  • Adjective て(cause or reason) clause

                                                                                                                                                                              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                              • Meet your friends in front of the station in Japan
                                                                                                                                                                              • Enjoying the cultures of other countries

                                                                                                                                                                                          Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                          The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 4 to Topic 6 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                          A2.2

                                                                                                                                                                                          To join the Japanese level A2.2 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                          Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hiragana(read and write), Katakana(read and write)
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Partiles: (place)に/で, (means of transport)で
                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-てform
                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-る(dictionary-form)
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reasoning sentence
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Linking sentences form of Adjectives and nouns
                                                                                                                                                                                          • N1はN2が...(N1's physical characteristics) 
                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-たいです/たくないです:expressing the speaker's wish or desire
                                                                                                                                                                                          • X(period time)に Y (number of times): Frequency
                                                                                                                                                                                          • V- て みます:trying something new to discover what it is like

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shopping conversation
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talking about the daily routine, past events
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Arrange a meeting with your friends
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ask and offer help

                                                                                                                                                                                                              What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                              By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about a business trip 
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Introduce your colleagues to a visitor
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask permission to use things in the office
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask someone how they are feeling and give health advice
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk briefly about what you usually do to stay healthy
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Compliment a friend on his/her things
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about gift and celebration

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vた- form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vた- formことがあります: Stating one's experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Adjective/ N すぎます:Expressing excessive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S1 が、S2:S1 but S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vて-form (period of time)に なります: Expressing how much time has passed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vて-formも いいですか:Asking permission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V dictionary-form まえに、V2:V2 before V1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V dictionary-form と いいです(よ):Light suggestion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V- ないform
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V ないで ください: Instructing/ advising someone not to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V1たり、 V2たり しています: Listing examples of actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S(plain-form) んです:Stating further informartion or a reason why
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Giving and receiving with the verbs あげます、もらいます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Plain-form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S(plain-form) と おもいます:Stating the speaker's opinion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S(plain-form) と いっていました:Conveying what someone has said

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Japanese companies and Japanese products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Japanese way of Staying Healthy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • How to send present

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 7 to Topic 9 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A2.3 (Upper Elementary)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  To join the Japanese level A2.3 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-てform
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-る(dictionary-form)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Reasoning sentence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Linking sentences form of Adjectives and nouns
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N1はN2が...(N1's physical characteristics)  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-たいです/たくないです:expressing the speaker's wish or desire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vた- form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V- ないform
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V1たり、 V2たり しています: Listing examples of actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vた- formことがあります: Stating one's experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • "Plain-form "
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • S(plain-form) んです:Stating further informartion or a reason why

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Talking about daily routine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Talking about your experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Asking permission to use things 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Suggest something good 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Telling your opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Give a self-introduction and explain the origin of your name, etc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Give a description of someone's clothes and physical appearance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Give your first impression of someone you do not know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Basic conversation in a restaurant (choosing a seat, asking what they recommend )
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tell about food allergies or religious reasons for not eating something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ask/Tell a friend what a sightseeing spot is like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Comment on a tour you went on

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ___ という いみ:Meaning...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N1 という N2: N2 called N1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N1はN2が...(N1's physical characteristics)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-ています:Continuing action or result of an action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Adjective- そうです:Suppositin based on the appearance of a thing, person, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • イA-く/ナA-に/ イA・ナA-そうに+V: Adjectives modify verbs to describe the manner in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • S1(plain form)ので、S2: S1 is the reason for what is expressed in S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V/ イA/ナA/ (plain form)のは、Nです:Empasizing N
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N1なら、N2がいいです(よ): Taking up something another person said and offering a suggestion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N(quantity) ずつ:(Quantity) of each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-ては いけません/V-ちゃ だめです:Keeping someone from doing something considered unacceptable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V1-てから、V2:V1 and then V2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V1-て/ V1-ないで V2:indicating the condition when the action V2 is taken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-ると、__:Explaining a common or habitual fact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-た/V-ない ほうが いいです(よ):giving advice to so or not to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • S1(V dictionary form/ V-ている/ V-た)とき、S2:When S1, S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Potential①(predicate)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • S(plain form)し、__:Listing the reasons or grounds for one's judgement/ opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Uniforms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dishes cooked at the table as you eat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sightseeing spots where one can enjoy nature

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 1 to Topic 3of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 2. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material. 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2.4 (Upper Elementary)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To join the Japanese level A2.4 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • "Plain-form"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • "N1はN2が...(N1's physical characteristics)"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Adjective- そうです:Suppositin based on the appearance of a thing, person, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S1(plain form)ので、S2: S1 is the reason for what is expressed in S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V1-て/ V1-ないで V2:indicating the condition when the action V2 is taken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-ると、__:Explaining a common or habitual fact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-た/V-ない ほうが いいです(よ):giving advice to so or not to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S1(V dictionary form/ V-ている/ V-た)とき、S2:When S1, S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potential①(predicate)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • S(plain form)し、__:Listing the reasons or grounds for one's judgement/ opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Give a description of someone's clothes and physical appearance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Talking about daily routine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Talking about your experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Comment on a tour you went on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Telling your opinion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask your friend to help as a volunteer 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask/Say at reception about the event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about a seasonal event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk with a friend about online shopping and electrical appliances
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Compare two products and say what you think about them

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Potential ②(modify nouns)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S1たら、S2:Conditional : S1 indicates a condition for S2 to be undertaken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • もうVました: Done already
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • まだ V-ていません:Not yet done
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • まだVます/V-ています:Still ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • もうV1ません:No longer ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S[ いつ/どこ/…plain form か] しっていますか/わかりますか:Indirect question
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-ていました: Continuing action/ Result of an action on the past
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Potential ③ V-(られ)て、/V-(られ)なくて、…: Giving a reason with a verb in the potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nしか(Vません): Emphasize how N is limited regarding quality, degree, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nだけ:Emphasize how N is limited regarding quality, degree, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S1(V-plain form)ように、S2:Exressing purpose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-たりして、…:GIving examples of actions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S(V- plain form)ように ねがいます/いのります:Expresses what one wants form a prayer or wish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Change① V-なくなりました: Change in the condition of something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-て しまいました:Indicating that an action or event has been completed against the speaker's will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V1-ないで V2:Do V2 without doing V1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V1-dictionary form まで、 V2: V2 until V1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Volunteer work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • New Year's holiday in Japan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Various shops (market, convenience store, etc.)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 4 to Topic 6 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 2. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A2.5 (Upper Elementary)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            To join the Japanese level A2.5 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Plain-form 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Adjective- そうです:Suppositin based on the appearance of a thing, person, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S1(plain form)ので、S2: S1 is the reason for what is expressed in S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S1(V dictionary form/ V-ている/ V-た)とき、S2:When S1, S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S1たら、S2:Conditional : S1 indicates a condition for S2 to be undertaken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S[ いつ/どこ/…plain form か] しっていますか/わかりますか:Indirect question
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S1(V-plain form)ように、S2:Exressing purpose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • V-て しまいました:Indicating that an action or event has been completed against the speaker's will

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Give a description of someone's clothes and physical appearance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talking about daily routine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talking about your experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Comment on a tour you went on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Telling your opinion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ask/Say at reception about the event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Forming indirect question

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ask/Tell someone how many times they have visited a sightseeing spot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about the history of famous places
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about the rules and signs in a museum 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about an eco-friendly activity 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Say what you know about a famous person
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about a memory of your childhood/ student days

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • [いつ/なに/どこ/だれ]V-ても…:Whenver, whatever, wherever, whoever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • N(person)と N(quantity)で: the number of people in a group
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Passive ① V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • S(plain form)そうです:relaying information that the speaker read or heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V-dictionary form/ Nの ために、…:Expressing purpose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V-て あります:Describing Deliberate Effects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V-た ままです:Describing a situation that remains as unchanged 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V-dictionary/ V-ない form ようにしています:Stating habitual routine one tries to form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V- るのに いいです/つかいます:it is good for something/ I use it to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Change② V-(られ)なくなりました:No longer able to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Condition② S1たら、S2:If, When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • N1をN2に します:Intentionally alters the state of N1 to make N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • N1がN2に なります:Indicating changes in a state
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V1-てから、V2:Ever since V1, V2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • S(plain form)かもしれません:expressing the speaker's conjecture about the possibility of a situation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Passive② AはBに V-(ら)れます:Stating the action form the point of view of the recipient of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Change③ V-dictionary form ように/V-なく なりました:V has become a common practice or custom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Change④V-(られ) ように/V-(られ)なく なりました:Circumstance or capability expressed by V has changed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Historical places in Japan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Eco-friendly activities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • People's lives Jinsee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 7 to Topic 9 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 2. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pre-Intermediate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A2.6

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        To join the Japanese level A2.6 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Adjective- そうです:Suppositin based on the appearance of a thing, person, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-た/V-ない ほうが いいです(よ)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S1(V dictionary form/ V-ている/ V-た)とき、S2:When S1, S2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-て しまいました
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S(plain form)そうです:relaying information that the speaker read or heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V-て あります:Describing Deliberate Effects
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S1たら、S2:Conditional: If, When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • S(plain form)かもしれません

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talking about daily routine and experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Telling the posibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about a memory of your childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talking about change (the state, custom, etc)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Forming indirect question

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Invite a friend out /Accept an invitation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Decline an invitation and give a reason
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Cancel an appointment and give a reason
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about a sports game 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Read and write apologetic e-mails
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about what is important for you when looking for somewhere to live 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Read the internet articles about houses

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • V- なければ なりません/ V- なきゃ いけません:Stating that someone is required to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • イA/ナA + さ、V- ます (おもしろさ、かんたんさ、さそい): Forming nouns
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • と/で/へ/から/まで + の: Particles + の
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • イA- く ても/なくても… ナA /N でも/じゃなくても…: Even if, even though
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • S1 ば/なければ、 S2: Condition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sports Games
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Looking for a house

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 1 to Topic 2 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A2.7

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To join the Japanese level A2.7 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • S(plain form)かもしれません
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • V- なければ なりません/ V- なきゃ いけません
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Change: V-dictionary form /V(られ)ように なりました
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Condition(たら、ば)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talking about daily routine and experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Telling the posibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talk about a memory of your childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talking about change (the state, custom, etc)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Telling what you have to do

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Talk about what you think of foreign food and your eating habit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Show a visitor around your house
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Introduce your family members to a visitor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Talk about your experience and memories of living overseas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N(ひと)は/が V-て くれます: Someone does something especially for me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N(ひと)に V-て もらいます: Have someone do something for me.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Japanese Food
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • The manners when you visit someone's house

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 3 to Topic 4 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A2.8

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To join the Japanese level A2.8 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • S(plain form)そうです:relaying information that the speaker read or heard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Condition(たら、ば)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • V- なければ なりません/ V- なきゃ いけません
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • N(ひと)は/が V-て くれます: Someone does something especially for me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • N(ひと)に V-て もらいます: Have someone do something for me

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talking about daily routine and experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talk about a memory of your childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talking about change (the state, custom, etc)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Telling what you have to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Making similes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talk about how to learn a foreign language
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talk about a friend's recent news with another friend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Check with a friend whether something you heard about him / her 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Make a wedding speech for a friend, using notes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-(よ)うと  おもっています: Expressing the intention
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • (Quantity)も: indicating emphasis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V-て あげます: indicating the subject performs for someone beneficial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V- なくても いいです/だいじょうぶ です: Do not need to do V

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Learning languages in Japan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Weddings and marriage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 5 to Topic 6 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A2.9

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To join the Japanese level A2.9 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Condition(たら、ば)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N(ひと)は/が V-て くれます: Someone does something especially for me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N(ひと)に V-て もらいます: Have someone do something for me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V-(よ)うと  おもっています: Exressing the intention
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talking about daily routine and experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about a memory of your childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talking about change (the state, custom, etc)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Telling what you are planning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Making similes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about people who look worried
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Find out about what things other people are worried about 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ask other people when you do not understand an announcement at an airport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Report where you were and what you were doing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Help a friend who has lost something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ask someone for help in an emergency

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • S1( plain form)のに、 S2: S2 differ from the reslut which was naturally expected to follow S1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • (N(ひと)に)V-て/ V- ないで ほ しいです: would(not)like someone to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • (人が) N を V(transitive verb)Nが V(intransitive verb)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • V1- ながら V2: V1 and V2 are done at the same time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Human relationship
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Problems when traveling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 7 to Topic 8 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            B1.0 (Upper pre-intermediate)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            To join the Japanese level B1.0 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Condition(たら、ば)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • (人が) N を V(transitive verb)Nが V(intransitive verb)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talk about yourself (self-introduction, daily routine, memory of your child hood,etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Talking about change (the state, custom, etc)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Telling what you are planning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Making similes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Talk about the company you work for and the work you do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Read an e-mail asking for advice on job hunting and its reply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Develop conversation what you learnt through the whole book of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V- る ことが できます: be able to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V1- る より V2- る ほうが イA /ナA です: Comparison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Looking for a job

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The teacher will cover the whole of Topic 9 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Pre-Intermediate A2/B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Intermediate

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B1.1

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To join the Japanese level B1.1 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • V1- る より V2- る ほうが イA /ナA です: Comparison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about yourself (self-introduction, daily routine, memory of your child hood,etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Expressing purpose of the action
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Telling what you are planning

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • listen to a coherent self-introduction and understand the important points
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • start talking to someone one does not know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • give a self-introduction containing one's profile, one's hopes and aspirations, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • read and write a self-introduction on a social network site 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • V はじめる:start doing something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ending a sentence with a noun or noun phrase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • ~ばと おもっている:saying one's hope and ambitions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • ~と いいな:When one talks to oneself and says one's hope

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cultural exchange event 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The teacher will cover Topic 1 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1.2

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To join the Japanese level B1.2 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V1- る より V2- る ほうが イA /ナA です: Comparison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Talk about yourself (self-introduction, daily routine, memory of your child hood,etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Listen to someone introducing a restaurant and understand important information 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about what ingredients to buy for a dish, where to buy, etc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Explain the characteristics of a dish from one's country and the way it is made.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Read a recipe for a dish and understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Write a note telling a friend how to make a dish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask someone questions about a word or phrase one cannot remember
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Work out the overall meaning of a text from the words and phrases one knows

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • ~みたいだ:making a judgement based on the appearance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • ~でしょうか: asking questions politely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • interrogative + Vば いい: asking and receiving advice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Continuative form (formal)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vたあと: after V
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vておく: V in advance for the next step
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vてくる: describing states and changes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Verbs for cooking

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • How to cook Japanese food

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The teacher will cover Topic 2 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  B1.3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  To join the Japanese level B1.3 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • "Plain-form "
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vてくる: describing states and changes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Read recipes and prepare for food

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Listen to someone talking about music and understand its characteristics and appeal.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Talk to a friend about one's musical tastes and experiences
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Read a blog written about someone's impressions of a concert 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Write an e-mail inviting a friend to a concert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Make brief responses while listening

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • V(さ)せてください: please let me do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vさ(せら)れる:causative passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • V(さ)せる:causative form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • こと(が)ある: saying what one sometimes does
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nをはじめ: giving example
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Vと、~: talking about a new experience one had after something happened
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • まるで~ようだ: comparing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • ~かな(あ): showing doubt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Japanese music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Karaoke culture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The teacher will cover Topic 3 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  B1.4

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  To join the Japanese level B1.4 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Causative form: V(さ)せる

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Make brief responses while listening

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Listen to a report from a travel TV programme about hot springs and Japanese inns, and pick some information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask for food, a room, etc., to be changed at a hotel or Japanese inn 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Talk about one's hopes and plans for a trip 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Read a customer review written about a hotel or Japanese inn on an internet travel website.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Write an e-mail to request something by e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Work out the meaning of words and phrases from images and photographs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Humble expressions 1: humble verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Humble expressions 2 : お・ご~します/いたします
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V ていただけますか/いただけ ませんか: politely asking someone to do something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~になります: telling someone politely that the person doesn't know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~にもかかわらず: saying that something was different to what one expected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • お・ご~いただく: saying things politely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • お~・ご~:respectful expression for nouns
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~ております : polite way to say ています
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~でございます:polite way to say です

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Japanese Inn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Onsen(hot spring)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The teacher will cover Topic 4 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    B1.5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To join the Japanese level B1.5 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • N2 みたいな N1/ N1は N2みたいです: N1 looks like N2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • S1たら、S2:Conditional: If, When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • S1 ば/なければ、 S2: Condition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • V- そうです/ V- そうな N: Look like, seem
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Causative form: V(さ)せる

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Make brief responses while listening

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talk about one's recent news and common problems.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Read a letter from an acquaintance and understand most of what is written about his/ her recent news.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Write an e-mail to an acquaintance giving information about one's recent news.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ~らしい: hearsay with one's idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ~って: hearsay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vことになる : telling someone what has been decided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vことにする: telling someone what one has decided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ~だっけ: checking something that one cannot remember
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ~ようだ: describing situations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nばかり: only N
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vたがる: saying what people other than oneself want to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • お・ご Vください: requesting politely

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • SNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gossip

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The teacher will cover Topic 5 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          B1.6

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To join the Japanese level B1.6 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Noun modifier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Causative form: V(さ)せる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~らしい: hearsay with one's idea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vことになる : telling someone what has been decided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vことにする: telling someone what one has decided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~ようだ: describing situations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Make brief responses while listening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Talk with a certain level of detail about a story you like, such as a manga.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Read posts on, an online advice column and comments about these.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Write comments about posts on an online advice column.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Listen while checking the meaning of words
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Predict the contents of a text from the first sentence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V つもりだ: saying one's plans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • S+N:Noun modification
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • ~はずだ: saying what you think is definitely going to happen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V てすませる: pretending to do something but doing something else instead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nにおとらない: "about the same"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • V ずに: one doesn't do something assumed one would do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vたらどうでしょうか: Suggesting something to someone

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Manga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Storytelling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The teacher will cover Topic 6 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              B1.7

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To join the Japanese level B1.7 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Potential form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative form: V(さ)せる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Humble expressions 1: humble verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Humble expressions 2 : お・ご~します/いたします
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • V ていただけますか/いただけ ませんか: politely asking someone to do something

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Make brief responses while listening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Predict the contents of a text from the first sentence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Listen and understand an explanation about a sport, martial art, etc., and understand its appeal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ask questions about how to take martial arts classes, about rules, etc., 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Describe a sport from one's country, including its special features
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Read a short column about a martial art, sport, etc., and more or less understand what the writer thinks about it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Write an e-mail of enquiry to a martial arts class, for example, asking how to take a class.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Explain words one does not know
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pay attention to paragraph structure

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~(さ)せていただく: saying politely what one is going to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vことになっている: describing things that one is obliged to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~んでしょうか: Asking questions politely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V ていく: describing changes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vべきだ: expressing thoughts and opinions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~である: drawing conclusion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • martial arts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The teacher will cover Topic 7 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        B1.8

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        To join the Japanese level B1.8 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Causative form: V(さ)せる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Humble expressions 1: humble verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Humble expressions 2 : お・ご~します/いたします
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • ~はずだ: saying what you think is definitely going to happen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ask for clarification of the meaning by repeating part of the word
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Make brief responses while listening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Predict the contents of a text from the first sentence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Listen and understand a conversation about a gadget and how to use it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Say in detail what you are looking for in a product (functions, design, etc.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Read a ranking article from a magazine, the Internet and understand the results of a survey, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Write what you are looking for in a product on a message board on a community site
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Show that you are taking part in the conversation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pay attention to the position of explanations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • V(ら)れる:Honorific form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~ようだ: Making judgement based on what one has experienced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~の ~やつ: explaining something in detail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~だろう: avoiding saying things too directly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nもあれば、Nも: expressing that a variety of different things exist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ~たら~のに: express sorrow about something that you wish but is not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • もしも~たら: talking about imaginary situations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Convenient gadgets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The teacher will cover Topic 8 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              B1.9

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To join the Japanese level B1.9 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative form: V(さ)せる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ~ようだ: Making judgement based on what one has experienced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ~たら~のに: express sorrow about something that you wish but is not

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Predict the contents of a text from the first sentence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pay attention to the position of explanations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Watch a programme about an event on the Internet and understand what kind of event it is.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talk about one's experience and impressions of a festival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Describe the things you have to be careful of and the highlights of a festival or event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Read a blog about a festival or event 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Introduce one's experiences and impressions of a festival on a social network website
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Guess the meaning of words from the context
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Emphasis things

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Vたところだ: talking about something one did just now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • V ていた: talking about something that happened before something in the past
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • V ているうちに: talking about something that suddenly changed while one was doing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • ~わけだ: expressing things that happen as a natural result
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • というわけで、~: expressing things that happen as a natural result
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • ~たとしたら: talking hypothetically
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • ~のでした: concluding what one is saying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You will cover the following cultural aspects: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • traditional festivals

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The teacher will cover Topic 9 of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              B1.10

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To join the Japanese level B1.10 course, we recommend you have a basic knowledge of the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Grammar / Vocabulary:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Noun modifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Volitional form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passive : V-(ら)れます
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Honorific expressions 1:honorific verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Honorific expressions 2:おV になります
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Intransitive verbs and transitive verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative passive form: Vさ(せら)れる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Causative form: V(さ)せる
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Humble expressions 1: humble verbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Humble expressions 2 : お・ご~します/いたします
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Humble expressions 2 : お・ご~します/いたします
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • V(ら)れる:Honorific form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ~ようだ: Making judgement based on what one has experienced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • ~たら~のに: express sorrow about something that you wish but is not

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Topics/Communicative Functions: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ask about words one does not understand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Guess the meaning of words and phrases written in kanji
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Predict how a conversation will develop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Notice the parts of a text that contain new information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pay attention to the position of explanations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Emphasis things
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Talk with polite manner(honorific expression & humble expression )

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What will I achieve?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By the end of the course, you will be able to:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • develop conversation what you learnt through the whole book of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            You will learn to use the following grammar/vocabulary: 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • humble expressions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • respectful expressions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • causative form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • causative passive form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Condition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coursebook Units 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The teacher will revise the whole of Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Intermediate 1 B1. The course book will be the basis of the class but your trainer will also use other material.

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