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NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE – LEVEL I

 This preliminary level introduces basic survival Japanese, grammar, and hiragana writing and reading. Topics include, but are not limited to, meeting people, shopping, and dining.  Fall, winter, and spring sessions of each level should be taken sequentially as a series

For further unit descriptions and textbook overview, please click here (PDF). For questions determining your level, please contact lniven@pbcgov.org.

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2017-2018 SCHEDULE 

Sundays, 10:15am–11:25am  (7-week sessions):

  • Fall Session: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12
  • Winter Session: Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25
  • Spring Session: Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr. 8, 15, 29, May 6


CLASS DETAILS 

Cost: $100 ($90 members)
Location: Classroom A
Prerequisite: None

Please note: The fall, winter, and spring sessions of this class (Level I) must be taken sequentially.

*Required Textbooks:

• Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568363851
• Japanese for Busy People Kana workbook (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568364018

Both books should include the CD. Please bring with you on the first day of classes.

*Textbooks not carried by Museum Store

CONTENT

  • Session 1: Introduction to hiragana, Unit 1
  • Session 2: Continue hiragana, Unit 2 & 3
  • Session 3: Complete hiragana, Unit 4 & 5

For further unit descriptions and textbook overview, please click here.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Sumiko Uo is a Japan-born educator who currently teaches at Florida Atlantic University and taught previously at Florida International University. A student of language and traditional Japanese cultural arts, Ms. Uo has taught Japanese language, calligraphy, literature and cinema to both children and adults. Her classes will appeal to beginners, as well as those with basic knowledge of Japanese.

Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568363851

Japanese for Busy People I Kana Version (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568363851

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