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Japanese courses in Brisbane


LANGUAGE TASTER
Content Whet your appetite for the Japanese language with this short taster course. If you’ve always been curious about the Japanese language and the people who speak it, and are considering doing further study, this is a great place to start. In three 1.5 hour classes, you’ll be introduced to the absolute basics of the Japanese language. If you’re keen for more at the end of the course, you can enrol in one of our Beginners Short Courses to continue your language study.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $110
Wed 6.30-8.00pm 29/3-12/4/2017 4.5 hrs total
Spring (Early bird fee until 14 August) courses - $99
Thur 6.30-8.00pm 31/8-14/9/2017 4.5 hrs total

SURVIVAL
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $220
Fri 10am-12pm 05/05-09/06/2017 12 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]
Winter (Early bird fee until 29 May) courses - $199
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 13/6-18/7/2017 12 hrs total

BEGINNERS SHORT COURSE
Content 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 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 26/4 -14/6/2017 16 hrs total
Spring (Early bird fee until 18 September) courses - $345
Thur 6.30-8.30pm 5/10-23/11/2017 16 hrs total

LEVEL 1
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! Learn to speak, read and write Japanese in this introductory language course at the IML aimed at the absolute 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 basic tasks such as exchanging greetings, asking simple questions, reading and writing basic sentences in Japanese. You will be introduced to the various Japanese scripts, learning to understand, read and write Hiragana and learning to read Katakana as well as a number of Kanji.

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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 & Thur 6-8pm 13/3-8/6/2017 46 hrs total [Course full. Please contact IML.]
Mon & Thur 6.30-8.30pm 13/3-8/6/2017 46 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6.30-8.30pm 24/7-26/10/2017 46 hrs total
Tue 6.30-9.00pm 25/7 - 28/11/2017 45 hrs total
Wed 6.30-9.00pm 26/7 - 6/12/2017 45 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 14/3-17/10/2017 46 hrs total
Wed 7-9pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total
Thu 6.30-8.30pm 16/3-19/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 2A+B
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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 13/3-8/6/2017 46 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-8pm 24/7-26/10/2017 46 hrs total
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 24/7-26/10/2017 46 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 14/3-17/10/2017 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 2A
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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! Please note this course covers Part A of the Level 2 course outline (pdf).

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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 - $380
Thur 10am-12pm 16/3-8/6/2017 24 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 2B
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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! Please note this course covers Part B of the Level 2 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times (ISBN: 9784789014403). Genki 1 Workbook + CD. (ISBN: 9784789014410) (Units 7-8)
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $345
Thur 10am-12pm 27/7-19/10/2017 22 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 3
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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)
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $499
Tue 6.30-9.00pm 25/7-28/11/2017 45 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 14/3-17/10/2017 46 hrs total
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 4
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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
Thu 7-9pm 16/3-19/10/2017 46 hrs total
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 5
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 6
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

HIGH SCHOOL ENRICHMENT
Content Japanese Enrichment Course (Years 11 and 12 in 2017). 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). PLEASE NOTE: once you have enrolled online, please complete the Questionnaire from the Related links section below. Your enrolment won't be complete until we have received the Questionnaire.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML
Winter (Group A) courses - $255
Mon - Thur 9am - 12.30pm, Fri 9am - 3.00pm 03/07 - 07/07/2017 17.5 hrs total

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