The Course is Suitable for:
This course is designed for students who have completed the Japanese Fourth Year course at PCE or the equivalent elsewhere, including any in-country experience or 180-240 hours of tuition.
Please feel free to contact us and speak with a course advisor if you need assistance in ascertaining whether the course is suitable for you.
Intended Course Outcome:
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
- further develop advanced oral and aural skills
- discuss and debate a range of contemporary issues from a variety of perspectives
- understand and, to an extent, use different language forms, including the informal, formal and honorific
- initiate discussion and express opinions on a range of topics
- orally report on specialist areas of vocation or research
- understand and use idioms and colloquialisms
- read and write informal and formal correspondence
- report upon and discuss to a limited extent topics relating to contemporary Japanese culture
The pace of the course is non-intensive, highly interactive and focuses on furthering conversational skills highlighting nuances in delivery, observation and practice of sophisticated sentence construction, and engaging in situational discussions. The course content will be designed around topics on contemporary Japanese culture.
Students are required to spend an equal amount of time on individual study between sessions. Predominantly, teaching instruction and conversation during the lessons will be in Japanese.
Certificate: Certificate of Completion
This is not an award course. However, there are some institutions that may recognise this course as a unit of study. Students should check with the institution concerned regarding recognition.
Payment Options, Concessions and Discounts:
- Discounts and concessions are applicable to this course.
- A part payment option is also available for this course.
- HECS/FEE-HELP cannot be used to pay for this course.
Please note: Entry to full year courses is possible at any time of the year. It is the responsibility of the student to determine they have the required language competency to cope with the course content at the point of entry.