Class Overview

Japanese Conversation & Culture - Level 1 | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Traveling to Japan or wanting to learn the language in the travel and cultural context?

Enjoy this interactive class to enhance your travel experience while learning very practical Japanese conversational skills.

Learn basic tourist Japanese vocabulary and expressions, how to navigate the transportation system in Japan, and all about the culture through exploring local historical sites and attractions, connecting with people, and more!

This class requires a minimum age of 18.

No textbook is required.

Learning Outcomes

Enhance your travel experience in Japan and develop essential tourist conversational skills.

Explore the culture of Japan and to learn all about Japan!

• Build basic tourist vocabulary and expressions
• Develop basic conversational skills
• Identify and learn about major locations and sites in Japan
• Explore traditional and modern Japanese culture
• Learn how to navigate the transportation system in Japan

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone who is new Japanese or have very limited skills and/or who are planning to visit Japan in the future.
  • This class is also suitable for those who are interested in learning basic Japanese language in the travel and cultural context.

Student Testimonials

I liked how Muraki sensei made sure that every student participated in reciting and practicing the topic or words were were learning at the time. She made sure that each and every one of us were involved and speaking Japanese.-- Student

I wanted to thank you so much for your amazing class and showing me how interesting is Japanese language and culture. I really enjoyed your class!! -- Tereza 

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6296
  • Instructor: Hiroko Ikeda
  • When: 10 Mondays; 1/6-3/23, 7-8:30 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 15
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 4159; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $169