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.
- Days: Sundays, 7-week sessions
- Time: 11:25am – 12:35pm
Dates & Content
- Dates: Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17
- Content: Introduction to katakana, Units 6 & 7
- Description: 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.
- Dates: Jan 5, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23
- Content: Continue katakana, Units 8 & 9
- Description: This course continues from the Part 1 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (October-November above).
- Dates: Mar. 1, 8, 15, 29, Apr. 19, 26, May 3
- Content: Complete katakana, Units 10 & 11
- Description: This course continues from the Part 2 of the Japanese Language Level II class series (January-March above).
- 7-week Session: $110 ($100 members)
Note: Class sessions run 7-weeks and are purchased as a “session only,” not individual classes.
- Classroom A
- 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.
For questions determining your level, please contact: Lisa Niven, Education Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Textbooks are not carried by the Museum Store
Meet Your Instructor
Nihongo: Introduction to Japanese Courses
Nihongo: Introduction to Japanese is a beginner and lower intermediate program teaching Japanese speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students are introduced to Japanese culture and lifestyles through lessons and conversation. Levels I and II use Japanese for Busy People I and levels III and IV use Japanese for Busy People II.
- Class sessions run 7-weeks and are purchased as a “session only”, not individual classes.
- 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.
- Level I can be taken as a class or as a workshop. Click Here for workshops.
- Diligent self-study is necessary to get the most out of these classes.