******UPDATE on June 29, 2020*****
The next session of courses will begin in September, however At the moment, due to COVID-19 restrictions we cannot say whether these courses will be held at the JCCCM or online. Please check this site regularly for updates on the current situation. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
<Japanese language course – Spring session 2020>
****Please note, that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is unlikely that we will be able to hold these classes at our Centre. If we cannot resume normal activities by May, the Spring session of language courses will be held online, using Zoom. For levels 1-3, you must already have your copy of Genki 1 and/or 2, in order to follow the class.****
Level 1B – Mondays, 1 pm-3 pm, from May 4 (12 wks/24 hrs)
Level 1B – Thursdays at 6:45 pm -8:45 pm, from May 7 (12 wks/24 hrs)
Level 1B Plus* – Tuesdays at 6:45 pm -8:45 pm, from May 5 (10 wks/20 hrs)
Level 2B – Thursdays at 6:45 pm-8:45 pm, May 7 (10 wks/20 hrs)
Level 3A – Wednesdays at 1 pm-3 pm OR 6:45 pm-8:45, May 6 (10 wks/20 hrs)
Intermediate – Wednesdays at 6:45 pm-8:45 pm, May 6 (10 wks/20 hrs)
Advanced – Wednesdays at 6:45 pm-8:45 pm, May 6 (7 wks/14 hrs) – contact the teacher for the price
* Level 1B Plus is for review of Level 1B, plus conversation practice.
Fees: $170** for 12 week classes for JCCCM members (add $35 for non-members);
$145** for 10 week classes for JCCCM members (add $35 for non-members)
**Fees for materials are not included.
For registration, please use the paypal button at the bottom of this page. For more info, contact at 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 – 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 – 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 $17 per class attended/missed prior to notifying the JCCCM of their withdrawal (applicable to language courses). Administration and membership fees are not refundable.
A fee of $20 will be charged for any cheques which are returned NSF. The JCCCM reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient registration. In this case, a full refund will be issued.