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Japanese Evening Classes

We are currently offering Levels 1 to 4 in Japanese. Please see below for more information about each of the levels on offer.
 

Japanese Level 1

This class is aimed at students who have no previous knowledge in the language.

Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time: 

Group A: To be confirmed.
Group B: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Exchange simple greetings 
  • Introduce themselves and other people 
  • Give personal information about family, job or studies, where they live 
  • Give the same information about other people 
  • Use numbers, express dates, time, prices 
  • Shop for food and clothes 
  • Order meals and drinks 
  • Describe existence of items and people 
  • Use basic adjectives to describe items and people and conjugate them with appropriate tense 
  • Use basic verbs in masu form and conjugate them with appropriate tense 
  • Write and read Japanese alphabet HIRAGANA
 

Japanese Level 2

This class is aimed at students who have completed the Japanese level 1 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time: To be confirmed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe things / events / people with adjectives 
  • Make positive / negative requests 
  • Ask and give permission 
  • Describe one’s likes / dislikes and skills 
  • Describe one’s desire 
  • Express comparative and superlative degrees 
  • Use the formal verb forms and casual verb forms 
  • Write and read Katakana, basic Kanji characters  
 

Japanese Level 3

This class is aimed at students who have completed the Japanese level 2 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time: To be confimed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of one’s actions 
  • Discuss about past experiences 
  • Make suggestions 
  • Express a sequence of events 
  • Express and report one’s opinions 
  • Describe things / events / ideas / people using modified clauses 
  • Give and receive information with potentiality 
  • Express one’s future plans 
  • Give a reason for one’s feeling and circumstances 
  • Express uncertainty 
  • Make a short informative presentation about one’s interests 
  • Use appropriate manners in a variety of situations– formal / informal / casual in speech and writing  
 

Japanese Level 4

This class is aimed at students who have completed the Japanese level 3 evening class or who have an equivalent amount of previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time: To be confimed.

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 8 October 2018 to week commencing 10 December 2018. (10 weeks)

Term 2: Week commencing 28 January 2019 to week commencing 1 April 2019. (10 weeks)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: 

  • University of Nottingham Students: £240 (paid in two instalments of £120)
  • Staff and Members of the Public: £260 (paid in two instalments of £130) plus an additional £10 exam fee. Please note the exam is optional.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this 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 
 

Evening class enrolment

Evening Class enrolment has now closed.

Enrolment will open again in August 2018.

New Beginners courses will be available from October 2018.

See all Evening Classes 

Contact

T: +44 (0) 115 74 84176evening-languageclasses@nottingham.ac.uk

 

 

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The Language Centre

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 74 86500
email: LanguageCentre@nottingham.ac.uk