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*New Seasons Dates & Registration will be posted on August 1, 2017

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nihongo Level IV courses for the 2016-2017 season have been cancelled. Please consider Nihongo II as an alternative, or contact the Education Program Coordinator. We apologize for any inconvenience.


This concluding level uses more complex sentence structure and introduces new kanji and a review of kanji from previous levels. Topics and grammar points include, but are not limited to, using quotations, expressing potentiality, and making hypothetical statements.

2016-2017 SCHEDULE 

Sundays, 1:20pm–2:20pm

Session 1 Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4
Session 2 Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar. 5
Session 3 Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14


Cost: $100 ($90 members)
Location: Classroom A
Prerequisite: Nihongo Level III or instructor approval. Potential students must be able to read and write hiragana and katakana and be familiar with kanji from Unit 1 & 2 of the required textbook.

Required Textbooks:

Japanese for Busy People II  (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568363868
• Japanese for Busy People II workbook (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568364025

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


  • Session 1: kanji, Unit 3
  • Session 2: kanji, Unit 4
  • Session 3: kanji, Unit 5

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


Sumiko Uo is a Japanese-born educator, an adjunct lecturer at Florida Atlantic University and a translator. 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 those with knowledge of Japanese.

Japanese for Busy People II (revised 3rd edition) ISBN: 978-1568363868