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Japanese

Certificate Programme in Japanese (Beginner Level)

Course No. : 241-321700-01

Admission Requirements

- Completion of secondary education or equivalent; or
- Aged 21 or above

Instructor

CUSCS Japanese Instructors

Language Used

Japanese and Cantonese

Total Hours

130 Hours
Japanese for Beginners 1︰65 Hours
Japanese for Beginners 2︰65 Hours

Session

Japanese for Beginners 1︰22 Sessions
Japanese for Beginners 2︰22 Sessions

Place

Central Learning Centre
Tsim Sha Tsui East Ocean Learning Centre
Tsim Sha Tsui Oriental Learning Centre

Start Date

April 2024

Application Fee

HK$150

Tuition Fee

Japanese for Beginners 1︰HK$5,000
Japanese for Beginners 2︰HK$5,000

Level

Certificate programmes

QF Level

2

QR Registration No.

23/000903/L2

QR Registration Validity Period

11/10/2023 - Ongoing

Course Enquiries

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Enrolment Enquiries

2209 0290

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How to Enrol

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Programme Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The Certificate Programme in Japanese (Beginner Level) is designed for those learners who are seeking for Japanese beginner course to start their Japanese language studies. The programme starts with the Japanese alphabet, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar at the beginner level, and then simple phrases, sentences and daily conversation, building students a solid foundation in Japanese with systematic and comprehensive learning that is comparable to JLPT Level N5.

Upon completion of the programme, students will have acquired the ability to:
1. identify the Japanese alphabet and writing system;
2. read and write simple Japanese characters, words and phrases;
3. use essential and common Japanese expressions to start simple daily conversations.

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Programme Structure and Modules

Total Contact Hours: 130 hours

Module 1: Japanese for Beginners 1 (65 hours)
This module aims to provide Japanese beginners with a better way to learn basic Japanese fast and efficiently. The module begins with the Japanese writing system, pronunciation, the most basic vocabulary, grammar and daily conversation, training the beginners with comprehensive Japanese language skills.

Module 2: Japanese for Beginners 2 (65 hours)
Students will move on to “Japanese for Beginners 2” after the completion of Module 1. This module aims to further provide Japanese beginners with vocabulary, various Japanese grammar structure and conversations at Level N5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

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Time and Venue

Weekday 7:00pm-10:00pm
Weekend 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm

- Central Learning Centre
- Tsim Sha Tsui East Ocean Learning Centre
- Tsim Sha Tsui Oriental Learning Centre
https://www.scs.cuhk.edu.hk/en/our-centres/learning-centres-enrolment-centres

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Application Fee and Tuition Fee

Application Fee: HK$150
Tuition Fee
Japanese for Beginners 1︰HK$5,000
Japanese for Beginners 2︰HK$5,000

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Admission Requirement

- Completion of secondary education or equivalent; or
- Aged 21 or above

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Assessment Mode

2 Written Tests, Oral Test and Final Exam

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Graduation Requirement

- Have an attendance rate of 70% or above in each module;
- Have passed the assessment of each module.

Students must complete the programme within 3 years.

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QF Level and CEF Registration

QF Level 2
QF Registration No.: 23/000903/L2

CEF Registration
To be registered in early 2024