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Japanese, Arts & Culture - Beginner 1


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Japanese, Arts and Culture

Japanese Beginner 1 - Wednesday Evening

Each class includes a presentation given by your teacher, introducing you to an aspect of the country’s art and culture.

The language learning is related to this topic and includes listening, speaking, reading and writing activities. 

Classes take place at our High Holborn building, approx. 3-minutes’ walk from Holborn Underground station in central London. They take place one evening per week between 6pm and 8:30pm.

The maximum number of students attending each class is 15.

You can view the full course terms and conditions here.

Course Code

LAC Japanese Beg 1

Course Dates

18th October 2017 – 6th December 2017

Places Available

Course Leader

Tanyeem Hussain

Course Fee

Course Description

Our evening language courses are built around an arts and culture context. You will explore a variety of topics including architecture, cuisine, culture, design, fashion, society and more.

Over the 8 weeks of the Japanese Beginner Part One course, you will:

  • be introduced to asking and answering simple questions on familiar topics
  • learn numbers, time telling and prices
  • be able to order food in a restaurant and make arrangements
  • talk about your daily routine on the present and past tenses
  • learn functional language and vocabulary related to food, the city, travelling, professions, leisure and your home
  • work towards improving your interactional, listening and speaking skills through pair and group work
  • be introduced to the Japanese writing system, practise writing with a brush pen
  • Be able to describe feelings, preferences
  • Learn vocabulary related to fashion, the urban space and food
  • Learn about Japanese artists, society, architecture, etiquette and more

 There is a focus on oral communication and pronunciation as well as using language for functional and practical purposes.

Social Programme events and activities will be announced on a termly basis, in line with the topics in the syllabus and your chosen language of study.

You can view the full course terms and conditions here.

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