This level includes more expressions and sentence structures and introduces katakana reading and writing. Topics include, but are not limited to, visiting a Japanese home, business, and socializing.

  • Each level has 3 parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) which should be taken sequentially before you can move on to the next level.
  • Nihongo Class Outline 2017-2018
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2017-2018 SCHEDULE 

Sundays, 11:25am–12:35am  (7-week sessions):

  • PART 1: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12
    • Content: Introduction to katakana, Units 6 & 7
    • This course continues from the completion of the Nihongo: Japanese Language Level I series of classes.  It provides further exploration into the Japanese language and culture. Students will cover Unit 4 (Lesson 8 & 9) of the required textbook.


  • PART 2: Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25
    • Content: Continue katakana, Units 8 & 9
    • This course continues from the Part 1 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (October-November above). This course will cover Unit 5 (Lesson 10 & 11).


  • PART 3: Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr. 8, 15, 29, May 6
    • Content: Complete katakana, Units 10 & 11
    • This course continues from the Part 2 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (January-March above). Students will cover Unit 6 (Lesson 12, 13, & 14) of the required textbook.


Cost: $100 ($90 members)
Location: Classroom A
Prerequisite: Nihongo Level I or completion of Nihongo Japanese Intensive Workshop 1 series or instructor approval. Potential students must be able to read and write hiragana.

*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

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


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