Session 5 begins on 22 September!
 
 
 
The Japan Foundation, Sydney provides an 8-week online course for teachers with a basic level of Japanese who would like to build up their language skills. The J-Basic Online term & enrollment dates for 2014, are as follows:

Session Course Duration
2014, Session 1 3 February – 28 March 2014
2014, Session 2 31 March – 23 May 2014
2014, Session 3 26 May – 18 July 2014
2014, Session 4 28 July – 19 September 2014
2014, Session 5 22 September – 14 November 2014
2014, Session 6 24 November 2014 -23 January 2015
 
The online courses are designed for teachers who would like to build up basic language skills, but who do not have access to or cannot attend a continuous course. Through this course you will develop a basic working knowledge of Japanese grammatical structures and build up your confidence and skills in using Japanese effectively in your classroom.
 
This course:
  • assumes a knowledge of the Japanese syllabary and ability to read hiragana and katakana
  • is designed to be completed in 8 weeks
  • is made up of 8 units in each stage, the last being a revision unit
  • includes written tasks to be completed at the end of each unit which will be marked and returned with helpful comments from one of our Language Consultants.
 
Course contents:
Click to view the contents of each stage.
Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 4
 
Fees:
 
Registration fee:  
Stage 1
A$130
Stage 2
A$130
Stage 2 + view Stage 1
A$170
Stage 3
A$130
Stage 3 + view Stage 1&2
A$180
Stage 4
A$130
Stage 4 + view Stage 1,2 & 3
A$190

* Please note that course fees are non refundable
* Course applicants outside Australia should note that payment is to be made in Australian Dollars, and that the price may fluctuate based on exchange rate variations.