Course Outline

Learn Japanese with this beginner’s class – whether it you are learning Japanese for travel, business or just for fun. Get the basics as you learn face to face in these practical and interactive classes.

This course is for people with no previous knowledge of Japanese, it is ideal for the traveller to Japan or those who want to learn more about Japanese culture. It uses a conversational approach with an emphasis on topics likely to be encountered by tourists.

Ideal for...

Students with no previous learning in Japanese.


  • learn basic greetings and introductions
  • understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases.
  • express simple needs and talk about preferences (eg ordering food and drinks")
  • enable basic communication in situations common to travelers
  • interact in a simple way using basic sentences and grammar
  • use samples of language performance by native speakers, gathered from a range of computer-based sources, such as the internet, as models for learning and authentic communication situations in Spanish
  • apply knowledge of the culture of Japanese-speaking communities to interact appropriately
  • understand the existence of different scripts in Japanese

What to bring

• Textbook to be advised.

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.