Japanese 1

A first taste of the Japanese language, this course is for complete beginners.No previous knowledge of the language is required. By the end of this course, you will already know enough to get by in Japanese: you will be able to cope with the most common everyday situations by asking and answering simple questions, and you will be able to understand people when they speak to you about the situations covered.

  • 21 January
    2 weeks, TUE, THU 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM & SAT 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 21 Jan 17:30 - Tue 21 Jan 20:30
    Wellington
    Session 2
    Thu 23 Jan 17:30 - Thu 23 Jan 20:30
    Wellington
    Session 3
    Tue 28 Jan 17:30 - Tue 28 Jan 20:30
    Wellington
    Session 4
    Thu 30 Jan 17:30 - Thu 30 Jan 20:30
    Wellington
    Session 5
    Sat 01 Feb 09:30 - Sat 01 Feb 12:30
    Wellington
    Wellington
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
  • 21 January
    2 weeks, Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM & Sat 9:30 AM -12 :30 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 21 Jan 18:00 - Tue 21 Jan 21:00
    Auckland
    Session 2
    Thu 23 Jan 18:00 - Thu 23 Jan 21:00
    Auckland
    Session 3
    Tue 28 Jan 18:00 - Tue 28 Jan 21:00
    Auckland
    Session 4
    Thu 30 Jan 18:00 - Thu 30 Jan 21:00
    Auckland
    Session 5
    Sat 01 Feb 09:30 - Sat 01 Feb 12:30
    Auckland
    Auckland
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
  • 3 February
    10 weeks, Mon 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 03 Feb 17:30 - Mon 03 Feb 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 2
    Mon 10 Feb 17:30 - Mon 10 Feb 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 3
    Mon 17 Feb 17:30 - Mon 17 Feb 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 4
    Mon 24 Feb 17:30 - Mon 24 Feb 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 5
    Mon 02 Mar 17:30 - Mon 02 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 6
    Mon 09 Mar 17:30 - Mon 09 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 7
    Mon 16 Mar 17:30 - Mon 16 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 8
    Mon 23 Mar 17:30 - Mon 23 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 9
    Mon 30 Mar 17:30 - Mon 30 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 10
    Mon 06 Apr 17:30 - Mon 06 Apr 19:00
    Wellington
    Wellington
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
  • 3 February
    10 weeks, Mon 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 03 Feb 18:00 - Mon 03 Feb 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 2
    Mon 10 Feb 18:00 - Mon 10 Feb 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 3
    Mon 17 Feb 18:00 - Mon 17 Feb 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 4
    Mon 24 Feb 18:00 - Mon 24 Feb 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 5
    Mon 02 Mar 18:00 - Mon 02 Mar 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 6
    Mon 09 Mar 18:00 - Mon 09 Mar 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 7
    Mon 16 Mar 18:00 - Mon 16 Mar 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 8
    Mon 23 Mar 18:00 - Mon 23 Mar 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 9
    Mon 30 Mar 18:00 - Mon 30 Mar 19:30
    Auckland
    Session 10
    Mon 06 Apr 18:00 - Mon 06 Apr 19:30
    Auckland
    Auckland
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
  • 10 March
    5 weeks, Tue & Thu 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 10 Mar 17:30 - Tue 10 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 2
    Thu 12 Mar 17:30 - Thu 12 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 3
    Tue 17 Mar 17:30 - Tue 17 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 4
    Thu 19 Mar 17:30 - Thu 19 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 5
    Tue 24 Mar 17:30 - Tue 24 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 6
    Thu 26 Mar 17:30 - Thu 26 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 7
    Tue 31 Mar 17:30 - Tue 31 Mar 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 8
    Thu 02 Apr 17:30 - Thu 02 Apr 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 9
    Tue 07 Apr 17:30 - Tue 07 Apr 19:00
    Wellington
    Session 10
    Thu 09 Apr 17:30 - Thu 09 Apr 19:00
    Wellington
    Wellington
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
  • 10 March
    5 weeks, Tue & Wed 7:40 PM - 9:10 PM
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Tue 10 Mar 19:40 - Tue 10 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 2
    Wed 11 Mar 19:40 - Wed 11 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 3
    Tue 17 Mar 19:40 - Tue 17 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 4
    Wed 18 Mar 19:40 - Wed 18 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 5
    Tue 24 Mar 19:40 - Tue 24 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 6
    Wed 25 Mar 19:40 - Wed 25 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 7
    Tue 31 Mar 19:40 - Tue 31 Mar 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 8
    Wed 01 Apr 19:40 - Wed 01 Apr 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 9
    Tue 07 Apr 19:40 - Tue 07 Apr 21:10
    Auckland
    Session 10
    Wed 08 Apr 19:40 - Wed 08 Apr 21:10
    Auckland
    Auckland
    • If paid 14 days prior: $369.00 incl. GST
    • $399.00 incl. GST
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Description

Unit 1 - Greetings  You will be able to greet people, give your name and ask how people are.

Unit 2 - Professions  You will be able to ask and answer questions about your job; you will also be able to ask about and give your phone number.

Unit 3 - Nationalities and languages   You will be able to say where you come from and give the language you speak; you will also be able to ask other people about these subjects.

Unit 4 - Family  You will be able to talk about the people in your family (or, if you prefer, other peoples families) and say how old they are.

Unit 5 - Time and transport  You will be able to tell the time and give days and months; you will also be able to ask for a ticket on public transport.

Unit 6 - Freetime activities and weather  You will be able to say what you like or dont like, and also talk about your freetime activities; you will also be able to say what the weather is like at the moment or at particular times of the year.

Unit 7 - Shopping for clothes  You will be able to ask about something in a shop, understand and talk about prices, and also describe clothes.

Unit 8 - Shopping for food  You will be able to talk about different meals, also food and drink; you will know what to say to buy these things from a shop.

Unit 9 - Restaurants and accommodation  You will be able to order a meal in a restaurant, book accommodation and check in, also know how to talk about simple problems.

Unit 10 - Directions   You will be able to talk about where places are in a town, ask for directions and understand simple instructions for getting somewhere.

 

(Please note that the information here may change slightly, since we make ongoing revisions to our course material in the light of client feedback, and may also adjust it to suit the needs of particular classes.)