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Japanese courses in Brisbane


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). 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
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $275
Mon - Thu, 9am - 12.30pm, Fri 9am-3.00pm 08/01 - 12/01/2018 17.5 hrs total

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 (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 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.
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $199
Tue 6-8pm 09/01 - 13/02/2018 12 hrs total
Winter (Early bird fee until 28 May) courses - $199
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 13/6-18/7/2018 12 hrs total

LEVEL 1 SUMMER INTENSIVE
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) Recommended: Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-9pm 08/01 - 22/02/2018 42 hrs total
Mon & Thur 6-9pm 08/01 - 22/02/2018 42 hrs total

LEVEL 2 SUMMER INTENSIVE
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! This Japanese language course is designed for those who have some basic knowledge in understanding Japanese, speaking Japanese, reading Japanese and writing in the Japanese language. This course of Japanese study is for you if you want to enhance your basic level of Japanese. Learning Japanese in the Level 2 course will increase your confidence in using the Japanese language.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times (ISBN: 9784789014403). Recommended: Genki 1 Workbook + CD. (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-9pm 08/01 - 22/02/2018 42 hrs total

LEVEL 3 SUMMER INTENSIVE
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! Continue to learn Japanese in this intermediate level Japanese language course, which builds on previous knowledge of the fundamentals of the language. Japanese vocabulary study is extended, Japanese fluency is stressed and by the end of the course you will even be able to write a personal letter in Japanese.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) Recommended: Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-9pm 08/01 - 22/02/2018 42 hrs total

LEVEL 4 SUMMER INTENSIVE
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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno, el al. 2nd edition. Genki 2, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. Textbook and CD (Units 13 to 16) (ISBN: 9784789014434)and Genki 2 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014441)
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-9pm 08/01 - 22/02/2018 42 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 (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 Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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 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 a number of kanji. If you have no knowledge of hiragana or katakana scripts, you may wish to consider the IML Hiragana and Katakana Scripts Short Course.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 6-8pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
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 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Wed 7-9pm 7/3 - 24/10/2018 46 hrs total
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total

LEVEL 1A
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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 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 a number of kanji. If you have no knowledge of hiragana or katakana scripts, you may wish to consider the IML Hiragana and Katakana Scripts Short Course. Please note this course covers Part A of the below Level 1 course outline (pdf).

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $345
Wed 10am - 12pm 7/3 - 13/6/2018 24 hrs total

LEVEL 1B
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane! 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 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 a number of kanji. Please note this course covers Part B of the below Level 1 course outline (pdf).

Outline View course outline (pdf)
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

LEVEL 2
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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times (ISBN: 9784789014403). Genki 1 Workbook + CD. (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Semester 1 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 5/3 - 7/6/2018 46 hrs total
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 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Tue 7-9pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 46 hrs total

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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) Recommended: Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410)
Year (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Tue 7-9pm 6/3 - 16/10/2018 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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
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 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
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 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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
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 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Thu 7-9pm 8/3 - 18/10/2018 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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
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 (Early bird fee until 12 February) courses - $499
Wed 7-9pm 7/3 - 24/10/2018 46 hrs total

HIRAGANA AND KATAKANA SCRIPTS
Content Konnichi wa Brisbane ! 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.

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Materials provided by IML.
Summer (Early bird fee until 11 December) courses - $99
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

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