Welcome to the world of Japanese language learning. These courses are intended for beginners who want to learn to speak Japanese. In these classes you will learn the most essential language patterns used in everyday life through conversational patterns that are practical and real. You will be introduced to Japanese sentence structures and some culture to acquire a firm foundation for more advanced study. The two forms of the Japanese alphabet, Hiragana and Katakana, are not introduced in this class; however 20 Kanji characters are introduced in each of the four courses. Let’s explore the Japanese language world together.
In this class, a brief history of the Japanese language and the difference between English and Japanese are explained. You will learn useful expressions, be-verb sentences, counting, time, money, and adjectives. By the end of this class, you will be able to introduce yourself and friends to others, go shopping, and know 20 Kanji characters.