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Japanese for Beginners Level 1 & 2 Summer Class Starts in May 2021

Japan Society of Greater Hartford is happy to announce that we will offer the Beginners Japanese classes this summer. The level (2) class starts on May 11, 2021 and the level (1) class starts on May 13, 2021. We are also happy to welcome Haruka Kniffin, who is an experienced Japanese instructor as our Level (1) instructor! Kumiko Watanabe will teach Level (2) Class.

These online courses are designed for high school students and adults with no prior exposures to Japanese language. Registration Form

In Level (1), you will learn:

  • How to read and write Hiragana
  • Greetings
  • Use basic everyday phrases
  • Ask and answer simple questions including self-introduction, favorite foods, and personal interests and hobbies

You will also learn some of Japanese culture throughout the course.

In Level (2), you will learn:

  • How to read and write Katakana
  • Extensive Grammar
  • Practice daily conversation
  • Basic Kanji and the strokes
  • Ask and answer simple questions including self-introduction, favorite foods, and personal interests and hobbies

You will also learn some of Japanese culture throughout

The teaching material ($35 value) is included in the fee and will be sent to the student after the registration is confirmed with the payment.

If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at jsofgh@gmail.com.

Fee: $80.00 for Level (1) and $80.00 for Level (2)

Course schedule:

  • Level (1): Seven (7) Thursdays from May 13 through June 24, 2021
  • Level (2): Seven (7) Tuesdays from May 11 through June 22, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm including 10 min. break

Place: Zoom meeting (The link with a password will be provided to each student.)

Class size: Up to 20 students

Instructors:

Graduated from Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, Haruka worked as the vice president at Arbarb Vehicle Trading Company, and as the engineering executive assistant at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation in Japan. She also worked as the administrative assistant at Manchester Community College.

After graduating from Kyorin University in Tokyo, Kumiko worked in the science and medical research industry for more than 10 years. Currently, she teaches math and Japanese at the Japanese Language School of Greater Hartford in West Hartford, CT.

Use this Registration Form. You’ll receive the details via email before the class begins.