Japanese Level 4


Programme fact file

Programme title: Japanese Level 4
Qualification: CPD hours
Start date: Monday 25th January 2016 - Monday 9th May 2016, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Duration: 22 weeks
Maximum places available: Limited
Fees: £120
Available on weekends/evenings: Yes
School: School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Programme overview

Course description

Japanese Level 4 Term 2 is designed for students who have completed one term of the Japanese level 4 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of study (approximately 280 hours of study).

The course introduces some of the basic structures of the language through topics related to social and everyday life in Japan. 

On successful completion of this 22 week course, students will be able to: 

  • Express their suppositions / suggestions
  • Describe appearances and impressions
  • Convey information/ beliefs /expectations gained elsewhere
  • Describe changes: changes coming into effect and effected changes, continuous changes
  • Explain how things are done for given purposes
  • Describe cause and effects
  • Explain procedures
  • Show how to use facilities in public places
  • Express reverse  conditions / contradictions
  • Express gratitude for services
  • Express their intention
  • Talk about an awful experience
  • Use basic honorific expressions for different situations in speech / writing.

Students will be required to purchase a text book for this course.

Programme detail

Course details

**Please note** - The full course is 22 weeks. This is the second half of the 22 week course. New students are welcome to book on to the course if they have equivalent previous knowledge.


Venue details

Our courses are delivered at the University of Nottingham Language Centre, within the Trent Building, on the University Park campus.

The Language Centre
University Park

Free parking is available from 5pm Monday to Friday, or the University Park campus can be reached by public transport. A map is available to download which shows the location of Trent Building (11 on the map), and the nearest car parks.

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