Kurume Seminar Specialized Training College Japanese Language Course

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Curriculum

Courses Offered (General Japanese 1 Year, General Japanese 1.5 Years, General Japanese 2 Years)

  1st Year 2nd Year Target Studying hours
4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3
General Japanese 2 Years
1st Year 4月~10月
Beginner
1st Year 11月~2nd Year 7月
Intermediate
2nd Year 8月~3月
Advanced
Targe
JLPT、N1
Studying hours
1600
General Japanese 1.5 Years  
1st Year 10月~3月
Beginner
2nd Year 4月~12月
Intermediate
2nd Year 1月~3月
Advanced
Targe
JLPT、N1、N2
Studying hours
1200
General Japanese 1 Year  
2nd Year 4月~12月
Intermediate
2nd Year 1月~3月
Advanced
Targe
JLPT、N1、N2
Studying hours
800

Preparation for EJU will be conducted soon after the beginners course has finished.
Preparation for the JLPT will be conducted from the beginner level to the advanced level, on the basis of each student's skill.
Guidance and support to help create future study plans.

Class hours

A placement test will be held on the first day of classes. The exam results will determine level placement as well as time schedules.

  • Morning Class
    9:10〜12:40
  • Afternoon Class
    13:30〜17:00

Curriculum

Levels Contents and Goals
Beginner
Contents and Goals
  • Beginners learn 317 kanji characters, 1600 vocabulary words and 80 grammatical expressions.
  • Improve your 4 basic skills and be able to use them in daily conversations and express your feelings.
  • Learn the Japanese customs and habits. Through that experience, you can be able to compare Japan with your home country.
Intermediate
Contents and Goals
  • Learn 504 Kanji characters, 1290 vocabulary words and about 100 grammatical expressions.
  • Be able to understand more advanced grammatical expressions.
  • Be able to understand paragraphs written with long sentences.
  • To be able to understand and speak about many different discussion topics.
  • To be able to debate about simple matters.
Advanced
Contents and Goals
  • To be able to learn 943 Kanji characters, gain a vocabulary of about 1000 words and about 100 grammatical expressions.
  • To learn Japanese Language skills in order to prepare for the university entrance examinations.
  • To be able to understand advanced level teaching materials such as newspapers, and have the ability to summarize the contents and debate on certain topics.
  • To learn and understand various present social issues.