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YU Japanese Language School

Courses

CopyrightYU Japanese Language School offers weekly Japanese courses for various levels. Please click on any of the following for more course informattion:

Beginner A1-1
Post-beginner A1-2
Pre-intermediate A2-1
Intermediate A2-2
Post Intermediate B1
Advanced B2
Advanced 2 C1
Focus on JLPT
Focus on GCSE

Please Note: Most of our courses last one year split into three terms, and the fees shown here are per term except JLPT, GSCE and Intensive courses.
For payment option, you can pay by bank transfer(please see Enrolment Form). You can also pay by PayPal, but there will be a charge.

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Couses from October 2018 (58k)
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Beginner A1-1(Term 1)

Description:
An absolute beginner’s course. At the end of this course, you will be able to understand and use familiar, everyday expressions, and very basic phrases aimed at satisfying everyday social needs and situations. You will be able to introduce yourself and others, and be able to ask and answer questions regarding personal details, such as where you live, people you know and things you do or own. Hiragana and katakana will be gently introduced during this course as well.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan Foundation)

Day: Tuesday

Time: 18.30 - 20.00

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 02 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Beginner Intensive (Brand new course for complete beginners)

Description:
An absolute beginner’s course. At the end of this course, you will be able to understand and use familiar, everyday expressions, and very basic phrases aimed at satisfying everyday social needs and situations. You will be able to introduce yourself and others, and be able to ask and answer questions regarding personal details, such as where you live, people you know and things you do or own. An Ideal course for those who are going to Japan for holiday.
Please note: For this course, you will need to sign up and pay the fee for 20 weeks upfront.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan Foundation)

Day: - TBA

Time: TBA

Number of weeks: 20

Start date: TBA

Fee: £240 (£250.00 if using Paypal)

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Post-Beginner A1-2

Description:
Continuation of A1-1. Now you are able to start recognising and writing in hiragana and katakana. By the end of this course, you will be able to respond and interact in non-scripted situations where your talk-partner speaks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. You can also understand very short texts, single phrases at a time, and write simple isolated phrases and sentences such as those written on post cards. Kanji will be introduced during this course.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF:Japan Foundation)

Day: Wednesday - This class is full. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please email us if you would like to put your name down on a waiting list.

Time: 18.30 - 20.00

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 03 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Pre-intermediate A2-1

Description:
Continuation of A1-2. At the end of this course, you will be able to understand phrases and expressions related to areas of most immediate priority (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment) provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated. You will also begin to understand short, simple texts containing the highest frequency vocabulary, including a proportion of shared international vocabulary items. And you will also be in a position to participate in simple exchanges of information on familiar or routine matters.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan foundation)

Day: Wednesday - This class is nearly full. Please email us to check if there is a place before making payment.

Time: 20.00 - 21.30

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 03 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Intermediate A2-2

Description:
By now you will be able to understand enough to meet needs of a concrete type, provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated. Also, you will be able to make sense of short, simple texts on familiar matters of a concrete type, consisting of high-frequency, every day and job-related language. Moreover, you will start to find quite straightforward giving simple descriptions of people, living or working conditions, daily routines, likes/dislikes, etc., either as a short series of simple phrases and sentences linked into a list, or written as a series of simple phrases and sentences linked with basic connectors such as ‘and’, ‘but’ and ‘because’.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan foundation)

Day: Tuesday - This class is full. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please email us if you would like to put your name down on a waiting list.


Time: 18.30 - 20.00

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 02 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Post Intermediate B1

Description:
By the end of this stage of the course, you will be able to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered at work, school, or in leisure time, etc. Also, you will take in your stride most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. You can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar and of personal interest. By now you are comfortable describing experiences and events, or dreams, hopes and ambitions, and even give brief reasons or explanations for your opinions.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan foundation)


Day: Tuesday

Time: 20.00 - 21.30

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 02 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Upper-Post-Intermediate B2-1

Description:
Continuation of B1. By the end of this course, you will be able to appreciate the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue, giving the pros and cons for any given situation.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan foundation)


Day: - Wednesday

Time: 18.30 - 20.00

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 03 October 2018

Fee: £ £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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Advanced B2-2

Description:
Continuation of B1. By the end of this course, you will be able to appreciate the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue, giving the pros and cons for any given situation.
Based on CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and JF standard (JF: Japan foundation)

Day: Wednesday

Time: 20.00 - 21.30

Number of weeks: 10

Start date: 03 October 2018

Fee: £120.00 (£125.00 if using Paypal)

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