• Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture is for beginners who are interested in Japanese language and culture, and who do not have any prior knowledge of the Japanese Language. Communicative language activities are provided and used within the context of Japanese settings, such as -traveling, shopping etc...

     

    • New Japanese-Language Course for Beginners

      The long –awaited course finally opens! The Japan Foundation, Manila will offer a new Japanese -language course for beginners entitled “MARUGOTO: Japanese-language and Culture” in April.

      The course is for beginners who are interested in Japanese language and culture, and who do not have any prior knowledge of the Japanese Language. Communicative language activities are provided and used within the context of Japanese settings, such as -traveling, shopping etc. You will be able to speak simple Japanese right away. Reading and writing of Japanese characters will not be taken in this course.

      At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

      1. Understand and use familiar every day expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type, such as - how to order food and drinks, how to get to a destination, how to do some shopping.
      2. Introduce oneself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as-one’s family, hobbies, daily routine, and where one lives.
      3. Interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

      Term: Module 1: April 17 to May 26 (12 meeting, 24hours)
        Module 2: May 31 to July 12 (12 meeting, 24hours)
      Days: Every Tuesday and Thursday
      Time: 6:20 P.M.~8:30 P.M.
      Venue: The Japan Foundation, Manila (23/F Pacific Star Bldg.)
      Fee: P3,800 / Module (Inclusive 3 full-color text books)
      Age: At least 17 years old
      Class size: Maximum 16 persons per class
      Level *(Goal): A1 (after completion of Module 1 & 2)

      The following TEXT BOOKS, including C.D.s will be used in this course.

      TABLE OF CONTENTS

      Topic 1  Japanese Lesson 1  Hello.
      Lesson 2  Would you say that again?
      Topic 2  Myself Lesson 3  Nice to meet you.
      Lesson 4  There are three people in my family.
      Topic 3  Food Lesson 5  What kind of food do you like?
      Lesson 6    Where are you going to have lunch today?
      Topic 4  House Lesson 7    There are three rooms in my house.
      Lesson 8    It’s a nice room.
      Topic 5  Daily Life Lesson 9    What time do you get up?
      Lesson 10   When is convenient for you?
      Topic 6  Holiday1 Lesson 11   What’s your hobby?
      Lesson 12   Shall we go together?
      Topic 7  Town Lesson 13   How are you going to get there?
      Lesson 14   It’s a famous temple.

      Topic 8  Shopping

      Lesson 15   Cute!
      Lesson 16   I’ll take this.
      Topic 9  Holiday2 Lesson 17   It was fun.
      Lesson 18   I would like to visit Kyoto next time.

      How to apply...    

      Duly accomplished form to be submitted through email or fax until April10, 2012(Tuesday) at The Japan Foundation, Manila.
      (Download the APPLICATION FORM*)
      Payments will be accepted from April 2 (Monday) to April16 (Monday)

      For inquiries:

      The Japan Foundation, Manila
      12/F Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Cor. Makati Ave. Makati City
      Effective April 1: 23/F Pacific Star Bldg., Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Cor. Makati Ave. Makati City
      TEL. # 811-6155~8  FAX # 811-6153    Email:email@jfmo.org.ph  
      Office Hours (Monday thru Friday):  9: 00 a.m. ~ 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. ~ 5:30 p.m.

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