J-Basic is an online language maintenance course, 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.
The course assumes a basic knowledge of the Japanese syllabary, and the ability to read and write hiragana and katakana.
Each stage is designed to be completed in eight weeks. They contain 8 units of work, including a final revision unit. To see which grammatical structures are covered in each stage, open the documents below.