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Thu 17 Oct, Thu 24 Oct, ... Thu 5 Mar 2020
19:00 - 21:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Japanese Basic 1
Prerequisites£

Thu 17 Oct, Thu 24 Oct, ... Thu 5 Mar 2020

Description

The courses are delivered in a blended-learning mode, face-to-face and online through CamTools (the Cambridge University virtual learning environment). The focus is on spoken, oral/aural communicative competence. Students are required to attend to online multimedia materials and read the proscribed texts in their own time so that the classroom time is dedicated to face-to-face communication/discussion.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

None

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 17 Oct 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
2 Thu 24 Oct 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
3 Thu 31 Oct 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
4 Thu 7 Nov 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
5 Thu 14 Nov 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
6 Thu 21 Nov 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
7 Thu 28 Nov 2019   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
8 Thu 16 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
9 Thu 23 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
10 Thu 30 Jan   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
11 Thu 6 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
12 Thu 13 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
13 Thu 20 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
14 Thu 27 Feb   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
15 Thu 5 Mar   19:00 - 21:00 19:00 - 21:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Misa Nakano
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Counting 1-10
  • Saying where you are from
  • Saying which language(s) you speak
  • Saying what you do for a living
  • Introducing yourself and your family
  • Talking about your family
  • Talking about age
  • Booking a table, ordering drinks/food and asking for the bill
  • Enquiring about and booking a room
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
  • Reading: Read fairly confidently the Hiragana and Katakana characters. Understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters using Japanese characters.
  • Writing: Complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
Aims

At the Basic 1 level the main aims are:

  • To introduce students to the complex historical and cultural background of Japan;
  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a range of every-day predictable situations.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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