This course is offered to those who wish to get more familiarized with everyday communication in Japanese. The aim of this course is to provide the participants with useful common phrases, expressions and supportive grammatical explanations to develop their listening and speaking skills. And what makes this course unique is that the recognition of Kanji signs is also covered. This course is suitable for those who have finished studying major basic grammar topics. Those who have passed in N4 of JLPT may feel comfortable with this course but it is NOT an essential requirement.
In each class the participants are supposed to:
◇Listen to dialogs to understand situations and flows of conversation
◇Learn sentence structures, words and phrases
◇Practice with oral drills to engage well in conversations
◇Learn words and phrases that are found in song lyrics or scripts of dramas and movies
◇Recognize and learn Kanji words found in signs and posters
Lectures, oral drills, discussions, picture clips, flash cards, audio and video materials Topics are basically taken from the textbook and may be shifted according to the class dynamics. Instructions and explanations are given in simple Japanese and/or in English.
At the end of this course the participants will be able to:
◇Understand and engage daily conversations in various situations
◇Express what they mean using appropriate structures, words and phrases
◇Become more comfortable and confident with their fluency and accuracy
Please visit following Homepage for details: https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/jlc/index.html