Japanese - Post Beginners
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Hele Road Centre Various (please see below) Various (Please see below) Wednesday 18.30 - 20.30 Various (Please see below) Various (Please see below)

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

Please note that this is a three part course.

Dates and details of all three parts of the evening course are as follows:

Stage

Start

End

Day / Time

Duration

Course Fee

Reduced Fee

Part 1

26/09/18

05/12/18

Wednesday 18:30 - 20:30

10 weeks

£128

£44

Part 2

16/01/19

13/03/19

Wednesday 18:30 - 20:30

8 weeks

£103

£34

Part 3

01/05/19

12/06/19

Wednesday 18:30 - 20:30

6 weeks

£70

£26

Aimed at students who have already completed a beginners course.  You will build on your knowledge and skills enabling you to cope with more challenging everyday situations.

What topics will I study?

Part 1 topics: ​Japanese characters (Kanji), Talking about the characteristics of things and people, Talking about giving and receiving gifts, Praising someone’s possessions, Expressing your thoughts about experiences, Expressing gratitude, Making a telephone call, Talking about events, Inviting someone to an event, Making plans with someone, Talking about what you own, Offering help and accepting/rejecting an offer.

Part 2 topics: Japanese characters (Kanji), talking about weekend plans and travel plans, talking about schedules in detail, making a request, giving directions to a taxi driver; talking about departure and arrival times, asking about travel times, asking permission, granting or refusing permission with a reason, forbidding someone from doing something with a reason, asking someone not to do something.

Part 3 topics: Japanese characters (Kanji); talking about what you are doing now; talking about whether you have finished an activity; talking about your job and living place; making an inquiry about a product.

What are the entry requirements?

None – Please note that Part 2 and 3 are continuation courses and therefore suitable for people who have done some Japanese.

What facilities are there?

Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers. 

What can the course lead on to?

Further courses at Exeter College - click here to view the options

Are there any additional costs?

Students have to buy a text book costing approx £17 and the title will be announced during the course.

What do our students think?

The tutor made it seem easy to learn Japanese, I felt I learnt more than I expected and enjoyed every lesson."

Learning not just the language but about Japanese culture too."

Interesting and varied. Good 'easy' approach to learning a very difficult language."

The teaching was very good. This made the language easier to learn and the course enjoyable to attend."

Enjoyed the structure and relaxed environment."

Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly and helpful staff."


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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