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Beginning Japanese 1

Beginning Japanese 1 is designed to provide knowledge and the necessary skills to develop Japanese language skills for beginners, and to establish a basis for further study of the language and culture. Basic travel Japanese is also covered.

h2. Course outline

  • Week 1: konnichiwa! You will be introduced to Japanese writing characters - hiragana and some kanji - while learning basic greetings, how to introduce yourself and how to write and pronounce your name in Japanese
  • Lesson 2: ichi, ni, san: The focus will be on numbers including how to ask and tell your age, learning about dates and important calendar events and learning about key Japanese holidays
  • Lesson 3: kyou wa getsu youbi desu: You will extend your number skills to learning the days of the week, telling the time and asking about bus and train schedules
  • Lesson 4: nihongo ga hanasemasu: There will be a focus on how to be a tourist in Japan including the phrase ‘How do you say “...” in Japanese?’. You will also learn about colours and origami.
  • Lesson 5: watashi wa oosutoraria jin desu: The focus will be on the weather and places including: asking about nationalities and addresses, and how what the weather will be so that you can go skiing in Japan!
  • Lesson 6: toire wa doko desu ka? You will learn about Japanese geography and locating items including asking for and giving directions.
  • Lesson 7: sensei wa kawaii desu: This lesson will be focussed on adjectives and describing objects and people.
  • Lesson 8: biiru wo kudasai! You will be introduced to eating at a restaurant and Japanese eating manners.
  • Lesson 9: ji ni okimasu: You will focussing on daily verbs (masu-form of verbs)
  • Lesson 10: ikura desu ka? Following further work on daily verbs, you will then learn how to visit Japanese people in their homes and about shopping in Japan

h2.Learning outcomes

Students should:

  • have a fundamental understanding of everyday Japanese.
  • have a basic understanding of grammatical patterns, Japanese characters, and a range of everyday vocabulary

h2. Who should enrol

This course is suitable for those who have never studied, or have a very limited understanding of the Japanese language.

h2. Course Materials

Japanese IIPAI – ISBN 978-4-89476-449-1. This textbook may be purchased from the ANU Coop bookstore.

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Beginning Japanese 1

<p>Beginning Japanese 1 is designed to provide knowledge and the necessary skills to develop Japanese language skills for beginners, and to establish a basis for further study of the language and

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Self paced
Approximately 20 hours
30 maximum days to complete
2021-06-13 2021-06-13

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