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Japanese courses in Brisbane


LANGUAGE TASTER
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Whet your appetite with this short Japanese taster course. If you’ve always wanted to learn Japanese and are considering doing further study, this is a great place to start. In three 1.5 hour Japanese classes, you’ll be introduced to the absolute basics of Japanese study. If you’re keen for more at the end of the course, you can enrol in one of our Beginner Short Courses to continue your language study.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML.
Semester 1 (Early bird fee until 27 March) courses - $99
Wed 6.30-8.00pm 14/3 - 28/3/2018 4.5 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 17 September) courses - $99
Thu 6.30-8.00pm 30/8 - 13/9/2018 4.5 hrs total

SURVIVAL
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn Japanese with experienced and dynamic tutors in interactive classes. This practical language and culture course is designed for learners who want to study basic Japanese skills for everyday use. Our communication-focussed classes will enable you to begin to communicate with Japanese speakers. You will learn basic listening and conversational skills and become acquainted with Japanese culture. Enrol now and discover the beauty of this fascinating language!

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Textbook Materials provided during the course.
Winter (Early bird fee until 28 May) courses - $199
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 13/6-18/7/2018 12 hrs total

HIRAGANA AND KATAKANA SCRIPTS
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn about reading and writing hiragana and katakana script in this short Japanese course. This short course will be an excellent preparation for the IML Japanese Level 1 Language course.

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Textbook Materials provided by IML.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $110
Tue 6-8pm 20/2 - 27/2/2018 4 hrs total
Winter (Early bird fee until 28 May) courses - $99
Wed 6.30-8.00pm 4/7 - 18/7/2018 4.5 hrs total

BEGINNERS SHORT COURSE
Content Minasan, konnichi wa Brisbane! The IML at UQ is offering a Japanese language course that is both exciting and interactive to study for those interested in learning about the Japanese language and Japanese culture. These Japanese classes are a great way to gain a basic knowledge of everyday Japanese.

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Textbook Isono, Y and Strugnell, L. 2015 edition. Talk Japanese. BBC Active Book and CD Pack (ISBN: 9781406680195).
Semester 1 (Early bird fee until 27 March) courses - $345
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 18/4 - 13/6/2018 16 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 17 September) courses - $345
Thu 6.30-8.30pm 4/10-22/11/2018 16 hrs total

LEVEL 1A+B
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn to speak, read and write Japanese in this introductory language course at the IML aimed at the beginner. Study the fascinating customs of Japan as you learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language. The focus in class will be on everyday use of Japanese language in real conversations based on common sentence structures, essential grammatical principles and useful vocabulary. You will be taught how to perform essential tasks such as exchanging greetings, asking simple questions, reading and writing basic sentences in Japanese. You will be expanding your skills in understanding, reading and writing hiragana and katakana scripts, as well as learning a number of kanji. If you have no knowledge of hiragana or katakana scripts, we recommend also joining the IML Hiragana and Katakana Scripts Short Course.

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $549
Mon & Thu 6-8pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
Mon 6.30-9.00pm 29/1 - 18/6/2018 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 2 July) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 23/7 - 25/10/2018 46 hrs total
Tue 6.30-9.00pm 24/7 - 27/11/2018 45 hrs total
Wed 6.30-9.00pm 25/7 - 5/12/2018 45 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Wed 7-9pm 7/3 - 24/10/2018 46 hrs total
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 1A
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn to speak, read and write Japanese in this introductory language course at the IML aimed at the beginner. Study the fascinating customs of Japan as you learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language. The focus in class will be on everyday use of Japanese language in real conversations based on common sentence structures, essential grammatical principles and useful vocabulary. You will be taught how to perform essential tasks such as exchanging greetings, asking simple questions, reading and writing basic sentences in Japanese. You will be expanding your skills in understanding, reading and writing hiragana and katakana scripts, as well as learning a number of kanji. If you have no knowledge of hiragana or katakana scripts, we recommend also joining the IML Hiragana and Katakana Scripts Short Course. Please note this 1A course covers Part A of the below Level 1 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Wed 10am - 12pm 7/3 - 13/6/2018 24 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 1B
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn to speak, read and write Japanese in this introductory language course at the IML aimed at the beginner. Study the fascinating customs of Japan as you learn the basics of the Japanese language. The focus in class will be on everyday use of Japanese language in real conversations based on common sentence structures, essential grammatical principles and useful vocabulary. You will be taught how to perform more essential tasks and will be expanding your skills in reading and writing hiragana and katakana scripts as well as a number of kanji. Please note this course covers Part B of the below Level 1 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 2 July) courses - $345
Wed 10am-12pm 25/7 - 24/10/2018 22 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 2
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! This language course is designed for those who have some basic knowledge in understanding, speaking, reading and writing in Japanese. If you want to enhance your basic level of Japanese, then this course is for you! Learning Japanese in the Level 2 course will increase your confidence in using this language.

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times (ISBN: 9784789014403). Genki 1 Workbook + CD. (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $549
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]
Mon & Thur 6-8pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 2 July) courses - $499
Mon 6.30-9.00pm 23/7 - 3/12/2018 45 hrs total
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 23/7 - 25/10/2018 46 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total

LEVEL 3
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Continue to learn Japanese in this intermediate level language course, which builds on previous knowledge of the fundamentals of the language. Japanese vocabulary study is extended, fluency is stressed and by the end of the course you will even be able to write a personal letter in Japanese.

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) Recommended: Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total

LEVEL 4
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! This language course at the IML improves your functional Japanese and ability to communicate in everyday situations involving the use of Japanese language. Learn about the Japanese language, culture and people more deeply.

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Textbook Banno, el al. 2nd edition. Genki 2, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. Textbook and CD (Units 13 to 16) (ISBN: 9784789014434). Recommended: Genki 2 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014441)
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 7/3 - 24/10/2018 46 hrs total

LEVEL 5
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! This Japanese course is designed for those who feel confident expressing themselves across a range of situations. It aims to improve on aural and oral proficiency and knowledge of grammar. Linguistic abilities will be increased and cultural awareness will be enhanced. You will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills in the Japanese language.

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Textbook Banno, el al. 2nd edition. Genki 2, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. Textbook and CD (Units 17 to 20) (ISBN: 9784789014434). Recommended: Genki 2 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014441)
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Thu 7-9pm 8/3 - 18/10/2018 46 hrs total

LEVEL 6
Content Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Devised to meet your Japanese language interests and needs, this Japanese course is ideal for you if you have already achieved a sound knowledge of Japanese but wish to develop it further. By the end of this Japanese course, you will be able to communicate effectively in most situations.

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Textbook Banno, el al. 2nd edition. Genki 2, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. Textbook and CD (Units 21 - 23) (ISBN: 9784789014434). Recommended: Genki 2 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014441)
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Wed 7-9pm 7/3 - 24/10/2018 46 hrs total

HIGH SCHOOL ENRICHMENT
Content Japanese Enrichment Course (Years 11 and 12 in 2018). Kon'nichiwa Brisbane! This course is suitable for students in the Senior phase of learning who wish to enrich their knowledge of the Japanese language and culture. The focus is on enhancing fluency and accuracy of expression. The content is based on themes and topics specified in the Qld Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) Senior Syllabus and in the International Baccalaureate program (IB). IMPORTANT: If submitting the Enrolment Form electronically, please make sure you fill it in, save it and then email as an attachment to iml@uq.edu.au. Otherwise, the form will be blank when received.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML
Winter (Early bird fee until 18 June) courses - $275
Mon - Thu, 9am - 12.30pm, Fri 9am-3.00pm 09/07 - 13/07/2018 17.5 hrs total

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