Japanese language course – Winter 2021
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this session of Japanese classes will be held online, via Zoom. If you will be using a laptop/desktop computer, you must have a functioning camera and headphone/microphone installed, and be familiar with its use. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Classes will begin the week of January 11, 2021, for the session of 15 weeks. (Total 30 of class hours)
Level 1A* – Tuesdays 7-9pmFULL** Level 1A* – Thursdays 7-9pmFULL** Level 1A* – Tuesdays 1-3pmCANCELLED Level 1A – Wednesdays 7-9pmFULL Level 1B – Wednesdays 7-9pmFULL Level 1B – Thursdays 7-9pmFULL Level 1B – Thursdays 7-9pm (Group 2)FULL Level 1B – Wednesdays 1-3pmCANCELLED Level 2A – Tuesdays 7-9pmFULL Level 2A – Thursdays – 7-9pmFULL
- Level 2A – Mondays – 1-3pm
- Level 2C – Fridays – 7-9pm
- Level 3A – Thursdays – 7-9pm
- Intermediate – Wednesdays 1-3pm
Intermediate – Wednesdays 7-9pmFULL
- Advanced – Wednesdays 7-9 pm
*Please note that the level 1A classes are given in French.
**We are considering offering an additional 1A course, depending on the demand. If you are interested, please contact email@example.com
Fees: $225, plus 2021 JCCCM membership of $35
Deadline for registration, including payment in full : January 6, 2021
Registration payments received after January 6 will be subject to a $20 late fee.
For levels 1-3, you must have the appropriate level of the textbook ‘Genki’ in hand, in order to follow the class. Textbook explanations are in English.
Textbook fees are extra and are available at the JCCCM (in limited quantities): Level 1A & 1B – $60; Level 2C – 3A – $55
To register, please make your payment by using the PayPal button at the bottom of this page, ensuring you fill-in ‘Specify purpose of payment’ with the desired level/day, in order to reserve your place. You can make one payment for the course and book by entering the total amount in the ‘Other Amount’ box . We will confirm receipt of your payment by email.
For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level 1A – The level is designed for all beginners interested into learning Japanese.
Level 1B – The level 1B is designed for students who are able to read hiragana and katakana. Applicants should have a total of 30 hours of instruction in the Japanese language or the equivalent.
Level 1C – Students will begin to learn Kanji and will learn more about Te-form verbs, Counting, Informal Speech, etc. At the end of the class, you should be able to express your opinion and preference and to discuss with your friends in the past tense.
Level 2A – Students will complete Genki 1, and have mastered the short form of verbs.
We study various expressions, discussing concepts such as possibility, determination, giving reasons, guessing, giving a suggestion, etc.
Level 2C – We continue to study Genki 2, learn temporal clauses, conditional dependence and transitivity pairs of verbs. At the end of the course, you should be able to express your gratitude and offer your help, explain a situation and any difficulties that you may have, talk about your feelings of disappointment, and give instructions for work, etc.
Level 3B (JLPT N4 – approx. equivalent) – Students will complete Genki 2 and learn Causative and Causative-Passive sentences. At the end of the class, you should be able to discuss conditional situations, express your decision, show examples, etc.
Level Intermediate (JLPT N3-N2 – approx. equivalent) – Review of all previous levels and learning how to put what we have learned, to use in practical situations.
Advanced: Continue preparation for JLPT N2/N1. Can listen to talk about a historical figure and understand his/her image and a specific story that illustrates his/her image. Read a newspaper column or editorial and understand the writer’s explanations and main points.
***We reserve the right to refuse any registration to our courses.***
Students who register for a class and withdraw;
a) before the first scheduled class will receive a full refund;
b) will receive a refund of class fees paid, less $15 per class attended/missed prior to notifying the JCCCM of their withdrawal (applicable to language courses).
c) after 75% of the course has been completed, will receive NO REFUND for the balance of the course.
Administration and membership fees are not refundable.
The JCCCM reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient registration. In this case, a full refund will be issued.