Japanese

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Japanese

    Module 1: Topics & Vocabulary

    • Introduce yourself with greetings in Japanese
    • Exchanging business card in Japanese
    • Asking about of services in stores
    • Shopping
    • Describing about the whereabouts of things and people
    • Transportation
    • Time and numbers – telling and asking the time, counting cardinal numbers
    • Everyday objects
    • Places – shops, important buildings
    • Daily life – routines, free time
    • Job
    • Home
    • Culture
    • Existence of People and Things
    • Ordinal numbers

    Module 2: Grammar

    • Basic Japanese grammar rules – particles : か (ka), は (wa), の (no), と (to), を (o),に (ni),も(mo), が (ga), や (ya) .
    • Present, Past, Future
    • Pronouns – subject, object, possessive
    • Singular vs. Plural
    • Word order – sentence, question, negative
    • Question formation
    • Modal verbs

    Module 3: Cultural Content

    • Three writing systems in Japanese (Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji)
    • How to bow
    • Japanese currency
    • Shops in Japan
    • Transportation
    • Excursions to Japanese spas (温泉onsen)

    Module 4: Skills Work

    • Lots of speaking-inc. situational exercises & interaction
    • Basic pronunciation rules
    • Listening activities
    • Numbers and Counters rules
    • Writing practice (Hiragana)