Class Overview

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

Learn everyday Japanese vocabulary and expressions in this very interactive class!

Develop basic oral and written communication skills while exploring traditional and modern Japanese culture.

You will get acquainted with the essentials of Japanese grammar and learn to read and write Hiragana and Katakana.

Required textbook: Japanese For Busy People, 3rd Edition. Romanized Version ISBN: 978-1-56836-384-4 or Kana Version ISBN: 978-1-56836-385-1. Check online for best prices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Build basic comprehensive Japanese skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing and
    grammar.
  • Identify and learn how to write/read Hiragana (Japanese syllabary writing system)
  • Identify and learn how to write/read Katakana
  • Build basic everyday vocabulary and expressions
  • Develop essential listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for simple conversation
  • Learn essential grammar
  • Explore traditional and modern Japanese culture

Who Should Take this Class?

  • This class is for people who are interested in Japanese language and culture and would like to learn.
  • It is also a perfect starter for those who wish to learn comprehensive Japanese skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar.

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6294
  • Instructor: Hiroko Ikeda
  • When: 10 Tuesdays; 1/7/20-3/10/20, 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 20
  • Where: Broadway Edison Building, Room 4159; 1701 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $219
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