Japanese Level 1A+B

Australia no minasan, konnichi wa!

New to Japanese study? Learn Japanese with experienced and passionate tutors in interactive classes at the UQ St Lucia campus or via Zoom video conferencing software. This communicative course is designed for learners who want to practise everyday conversation, reading and writing. Learn about the Japanese-speaking world! Interactive Japanese classes and qualified tutors will help you master the basics and prepare for further Japanese study.

IML recommends that students who have no knowledge of Japanese and are unfamiliar with Hiragana and Katakana scripts, also enrol into the Introduction to Hiragana and Katakana short course.

About IML Japanese Level 1A+B

Previous knowledge required: none. This course is suitable for absolute beginners with no previous knowledge of Japanese. 

Course level (CEFR): A1. See the IML Self-Assessment CEFR Level Guide for further information.

Course focus: speaking, reading, listening and writing skills.

Course content: See the Course content (PDF) for topics, language functions and structures taught in IML Japanese Level 1A+B classes.

Certification: An IML Statement of Attendance is available upon request for students who have attended at least 75% of the course.

Optional Assessment: An optional examination is available for Semester One (42 hour) courses, and an IML Statement of Proficiency is then issued. See the IML Optional Assessment page for more information.

Future study options: IML Japanese Level 2A+B.

Textbook:Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789017305) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789017312)  3rd edition.  Units 1-4.

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Japanese 1A+B, Semester 2 Accelerated (online), Mon & Thu 6-8pm AEST

25 July 2022 6:00pm20 October 2022 8:00pm
Enrol Now - Early Bird fee until 04 July 2022

Japanese 1A+B, Semester 2 Intensive (online), Tue 6-9pm AEST

26 July 2022 6:00pm8 November 2022 9:00pm
Enrol Now - Early Bird fee until 04 July 2022

Japanese 1A+B, Semester 2 Intensive (online), Wed 6-9pm AEST

27 July 2022 6:00pm16 November 2022 9:00pm
Enrol Now - Early Bird fee until 04 July 2022

Japanese 1A+B, Semester 2 Intensive (UQ campus), Thu 6-9pm AEST

28 July 2022 6:00pm10 November 2022 9:00pm
Enrol Now - Early Bird fee until 04 July 2022