NIHONGO: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE – LEVEL II

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.
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Nihongo 2019 / 2020 Syllabus and Required TextbooksTextbook Online SupplementsCLICK HERE for Nihongo Level Chart


2019-2020 SCHEDULE 

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

  • PART 1: Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17
    • 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.

 

  • PART 2: Jan. 5, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23
    • Content: Continue katakana, Units 8 & 9
    • This course continues from the Part 1 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (October-November above).

 

  • PART 3: Mar. 1, 8, 15, 29, Apr. 19, 26, May 3
    • Content: Complete katakana, Units 10 & 11
    • This course continues from the Part 2 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (January-March above).
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

CLASS DETAILS 

Cost: $110 ($100 members)
Location: Classroom A
Prerequisite: None

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 are not carried by the Museum Store

For questions determining your level, please contact: Lisa Niven, Education Program Coordinator, lniven@pbcgov.org.


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.

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