Japanese language course – Fall 2022
Most of our 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 September 5, 2022, on the day indicated. The session lasts 15 weeks.
Classes will be held in French, unless otherwise indicated.
Level 1A – Thursday, 7-9pm (in person, in English)
Level 1A – Wednesday, 1-3pm (in person)
Level 1A – Tuesday, 7-9pm
Level 1A – Tuesday, 7-9pm
Level 1C – Wednesday, 7-9pm (in English)
Level 1C – Wednesday, 7-9pm
Level 1C – Thursday, 7-9pm
Level 2B – Wednesday, 7-9 pm (in English)
Level 2B – Thursday, 7-9pm
Level 3C – Monday, 12:30-2:30pm (10 weeks)
Level 4 (previously called Intermediate 1) – Thursday, 7-9pm
Intermediate 1b (previously called Intermediate) – Wednesday, 1-3pm
Intermediate 1a (previously called Intermediate 2) – Friday, 7-9pm
Advanced – Wednesday, 7-9pm
Fees: $ 235 (plus $20 fee for 2022 JCCCM membership);
$ 160 (plus $20 fee for 2022 JCCCM membership) for level 3C;
Fees include $20 late registration fee (for payments received after August 26, 2022).
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 -2A – $60 (Genki 1, 3rd edition)
- Level 2B – $60 (Genki 2, 3rd edition)
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. If you’re unsure of the amount to pay, contact the office at 514-728-1996 or firstname.lastname@example.org before proceeding.
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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.***
You must be at least 16 years of age to register in the Japanese courses.
Students who register for a class and withdraw, must contact the JCCCM office;
- before the first scheduled class to receive a full refund;
- to 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). Administration and membership fees are not refundable. Administration and membership fees are not refundable.
Please note: After 75% of the course has been completed, NO REFUND for the balance of the course will be issued.
The JCCCM reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient registration. In this case, a full refund will be issued.