This course is designed for those who have completed Japanese: Introductory or who have some prior knowledge of the language. You will gain proficiency in the understanding, speaking, reading and writing of Japanese in practical situations. You will also learn more about Japan's culture and people.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
Talk about your daily activities and customs
Ask and describe where things are
Describe your favorite food, town, etc…
Talk about things that happened in the past.
Invite people and accept and/or decline the invitation
Make requests and suggestions
Tell what do you need/ want
Write hiragana and katakana letters…
And much more!
We encourage students to participate in our language courses more than one time in order to truly learn the material taught over 10 lessons. It also gives you additional exposure to varying activities within each topic.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund, less a $15 administrative fee, will be issued if you withdraw within 6 calendar days after the official course start date. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).