Japanese Language for Beginner

Course Duration

45 hours, 10-day training workshop


Face to face training or online training

Course Inclusive

Training materials & certificate of completion

Course Description

This is an introduction to Japanese language. This course provides a foundation and basic skills of Japanese language to students with no prior knowledge of the language. This will mainly concentrate on expanding the learner’s/student's vocabulary and grammar on Japanese language. Various aspects of Nihongo such as speaking and listening will be explored.

ENTRY COMPETENCIES of Participants (Prerequisites)


Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the participant shall be able to;

  1. Provide learners/students with a firm foundation of the basic grammatical Japanese language thus enabling them to communicate effectively across the two keys language skills such as speaking and listening at an elementary level on a variety of general topics.
  2. To motivate and broaden their cultural understanding and generate an appreciation of Japanese culture.
  3. Enable participants to give and understand information and to achieve a confident elementary level of communicative competence in everyday situation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Upon completion of the subject, students/participants will be able to:
  2. Identify and understand the usage of the Japanese counting system.
  3. Familiarize and understand the meaning of common Japanese greeting and daily expressions
  4. Introduce themselves for acquaintances.
  5. Gain knowledge on basic Japanese grammar structure.
  6. Construct simple noun phrases / sentences.
  7. Ask and answer simple questions.
  8. Describe the position of a thing or person.
  9. Appreciate the importance of telling time.
  10. Apply the usage of masu−form.
  11. Express a certain action happens in a certain time.
  12. Confirm or ask the listener to agree with the speaker.
  13. Tell the place, the means and with whom to go.
  14. State an action with transitive verb and the place where the action take/took place.
  15. Invite someone
  16. Ask a word or phrase in other language.
  17. State an action with transitive verb and the place where the action take/took place.
  18. Invite someone
  19. Ask a word or phrase in other language.
  20. Apply common conjugation/ conjunctions
  21. Describe person, places and things.
  22. Express their preferences, ability, possession, likes and dislikes.
  23. Describe the exact location of a person, things and place.
  24. Identify and understand the native−Japanese counting and usage.
  25. State how often they do something.
  26. Compare a person, thing and place.
  27. Express their wishes, desires or wants.
  28. Express purpose of doing something.
  29. Identify the different types of a Plain−form verb.
  30. Ask, instruct, encourage something to do something.
  31. Describe the action in progress.
  32. Ask and grant permission
  33. Express prohibition
  34. Describe a certain continuing state resulted from a certain action in the past.
  35. Describe habitual action.
  36. Connect/state two or more action in succession.

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