SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Japanese Advanced Course

duration:
One-year course with 3 terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week

2017 Entry requirements

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Overview

Mode of Attendance: Part-time

This is a lower advanced Japanese course for learners who have completed the intermediate levels, with the emphasis on working on authentic materials such as newspapers and television broadcasts, and the correct use of formal expressions.

The course is taught in Japanese and includes coverage of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing and a balance between communicative activities, structure practice and grammar. Class size is normally limited to fifteen to allow intensive practice.

Project work by students of former students can been seen on our learner support website.

Method

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. Class size is limited to fifteen to allow intensive interactive practice with individual feedback and advice on progress.

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Syllabus

Materials

Materials

Our course materials page shows you what you need to buy for this course. Course materials are not included in the course fee and can be purchased from the SOAS bookshop bookshop@soas.ac.uk

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