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Beginners' Japanese 11

Prerequisite: No previous Japanese is required. Open only to students in grades 10, 11 and 12

Beginners Japanese is an intensive introductory course. It is equivalent to Japanese 9 and 10 combined. Emphasis is placed on listening, speaking, reading, writing, and nonverbal communication. Students learn to fluently read and write the Hiragana and Katakana components of the Japanese writing system. The following topics will be covered: greetings, personal introductions, counting, hobbies, likes/dislikes, daily routine, telling time, organizing a party, telephone conversation, talking about seasons and activities, Japanese folk tales, etc. Kanji will be introduced from the beginning of term 1.

Course Textbooks:
• Obentoo Level 1
• Obentoo Level 2 (up to Unit 6)
• Obentoo Workbooks Level 1 and 2