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Japanese lessons at the UQ St Lucia campus

Brisbane no minasan, konnichi wa! Learn Japanese for everyday situations. We offer Japanese courses that are interactive, communicative and affordable.

All IML Japanese classes are held at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus and taught by qualified Japanese tutors.

For beginners courses, there are no entry requirements - you can enrol online anytime.

Everyone is welcome!

IML Japanese courses for Beginners

If you are new to face-to-face Japanese study, you can choose from one of the following options, depending on your availability and learning objectives. Survival and Short Courses focus on speaking and listening skills. The Scripts course aims to have students able to recognise and read the two basic Japanese alphabets - hiragana and katakana. Level 1A+B offers more in-depth study of Japanese, including speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, and will prepare you for a Level 2A+B course.

Other IML Japanese Programs

High School Program

For students in the Senior phase of learning (Year 11 and 12) who wish to enrich their knowledge and enhance fluency of expression. Program content is based on themes and topics specified in the Qld Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) Senior Syllabi and in the International Baccalaureate program (IB).

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Japanese for Teachers

For teachers and prospective teachers of Years 11-12 Japanese. Course content is based on the new QCAA Japanese 2019 Senior Syllabus (Kanji, vocabulary, cultural aspects and activities relevant to associated topics, with a focus on Units 2-4). Japanese language use: 90-100% immersion.

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Talk to us

If you have any questions about IML language courses, please contact our friendly Student Services Team.

Email: iml@uq.edu.au

Telephone: (07) 3346 8200

IML Office: 37 Blair Drive, St Lucia 4067 QLD

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