Lower Intermediate Japanese Language Course

Course Code: JSL201
Day: Sat Time: 12:00-14:20 Hours: 25 Sessions: 10 Semester: Fall Instructional Language: Japanese Prerequisites: Students interested in taking this course are expected to be able to read hiragana and katakana. Special Notes: 【This course is offered in the Fall and Spring semesters.】 Location: Online English Proficiency Level: Any Level

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Course Description

This is a course for advanced beginners (JLPT level: N4) who have studied the basics of Japanese grammar and vocabulary. Students will build up more grammar and vocabulary and improve both speaking and reading skills in preparation for the intermediate level. Lessons are conducted only in Japanese.

Learning Objectives

1. Improve your ability in speaking so that you can explain your situation, exchange opinions in social topics, acquire some formal expressions, etc.
2. Improve your ability in listening so that you can understand various conversations and announcement in your daily life.
3. Improve your ability in reading so that you can read short essays.

Who should take this course

Advanced-beginner level students who have studied the basics of Japanese grammar and vocabulary (JLPT level: N4). Note: Lessons are conducted only in Japanese.


Japanese for Busy People III (3rd Edition)


Aki Matsukura

Instructor Biography

Aki Matsukura graduated from the First Department of Literature at Waseda University. After working for a publishing company specializing in educational materials for 9 years, she started teaching Japanese in 2002. She is currently teaching classes at various Japanese language institutions and universities.

A message from the instructor:
I will do my best to support your Japanese language study. Let's study and have fun together!