Japanese Level 1B

Australia no minasan, konnichi wa!

New to Japanese study? This course is your ticket to learning real Japanese! In lessons of this Japanese course you will practise everyday conversation, reading and writing. Learn about the Japanese-speaking world! Interactive Japanese classes and qualified tutors conducted via  Zoom video conferencing will help you master the basics and prepare for further Japanese study.  This course covers only Course Outline Part B.

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 1B

Previous knowledge required: IML Japanese Level 1A or equivalent.

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 1B classes.

Optional Assessment: An optional examination is held at the end of the course and an IML Statement of Proficiecny is then issued. See the IML Optional Assessment page.

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

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

Textbook: Banno E. et al. Genki 1 Textbook + CD. The Japan Times. (ISBN: 9784789014403) and Genki 1 Workbook + CD (ISBN: 9784789014410). 

This text can be purchased as an e-book  from  The Japan Times Book Club or Amazon Kindle. Search using the title of the textbook

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Japanese 1B, Semester 2 (online), Tue 6:30-8:30pm AEST

23 July 2024 6:30pm8 October 2024 8:30pm
Enrol now- early bird fee until 1 July

Japanese 1B, Semester 2 (online), Tue 6:30-8:30pm AEST

25 July 2023 6:30pm10 October 2023 8:30pm
Enrolments closed.

Japanese 1B, Semester 2 (online), Thu 6-8pm AEST

28 July 2022 6:00pm13 October 2022 8:00pm
Enrolments closed