Mode of Attendance: Part-time
Fees: Course fees quoted are per term of 10 weeks.
This course at SOAS Language Centre in London is for learners who have completed the Pre-Intermediate Japanese level and who wish to communicate in a wider range of situations. The course is suitable for those who have the knowledge of approximately 300 kanji, and who wish to further develop communicative skills in a wider range of contexts with the accent on practical spoken Japanese.
Students completing this course are able to progress to Japanese Upper Intermediate, or B2 level in Common European Framework (for more details please see CEFR Language Level Specifications (pdf; 116kb) ).
The course is taught in English and Japanese and includes coverage of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and a good balance between understanding the systems of Japanese grammar and vocabulary, developing the skills of comprehending and producing Japanese in speech and writing, guided practice in language usage and use and authentic communicative activities.
This will be achieved through 20 hours of blended learning: this is composed of 15 hours of online structured lessons with the teacher. This is supplemented by a minimum of 5 hours of guided independent learning supported by complementary material and regular feedback from the tutor. The course objective will be achieved within the 10-week course.
Online Course Requirements
Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page for the Collaborate Session Preparation and Checklist, Required Equipment & Software.
Entry Requirements and Progression Route
To be able to join Japanese Intermediate 1 you should have completed a Japanese Pre-Intermediate course at SOAS Language Centre or have an equivalent knowledge of guided learning hours (approx. 180 hours). The progression route from Japanese Intermediate 1 is to Japanese Intermediate 2; from Intermediate 2 to Japanese Intermediate 3. Upon successful completion of Japanese Pre-Intermediate 3 you will be able to progress to the Upper Intermediate level course in Japanese.
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See more information on the Japanese language and courses in Japanese offered at SOAS Language Centre on the Japanese Language Homepage.
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