Japanese: Beginning I

In this introductory course, you will learn basic grammatical elements, phrases and vocabulary of the Japanese language as well as elements of Japanese culture. The class will emphasize listening, speaking, language structure and writing skills. No knowledge of Japanese is required.

As you learn the language, you will also develop knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the Japanese culture and people. By the end of the course, you will be able to construct your own sentences and carry on basic conversations.


Risa Ginther

Risa Ginther believes that language learning is also cultural learning. With more than 20 years of experience in language teaching, and as a learner of a language herself, she understands the challenges and rewards of language learning takes. She is ready to take you on a journey to Japan in the classroom.  

Course Materials

Please purchase and bring to class: Japanese for Busy People (Romanized Version) by Association for Japanese Language Teaching (AJLT), Revised 3rd Edition

Japanese for Beginners

May 14, 2018 to June 27, 2018

Class Days: Monday, Wednesday
Class Times: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Fee: $129
Program ID: IC18207

Course will not meet on 5/28/18 or 6/11/18.

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