Beginning Japanese

Japanese Classes NYCCourse Description: Learn the basics of Japanese, from greetings and basic conversational skills to being able to order food and shop. Our course is designed for the beginner who’s eager to learn basic Japanese phrases and develop a strong familiarity with the Hiragana alphabet. Regular homework will also be given.

Course Goals: To be able to greet and introduce yourself, order at stores and restaurants.

Course Curriculum: Follows Genki I and II, please note that handouts will be provided. It is not necessary to buy your own text.

Cost: The cost for this 8 week course (15 credit hours) is $325 $309 Early Bird. Please note all course materials will be provided for you.

Maximum Attendance: We feel that having a smaller amount of students makes for a better language learning experience. Please signup now as space is limited to 8 students.

Time and Location: June 23rd to August 11th, every Wednesday, 730-9pm. The course will be held 380 Lexington Avenue, at 42nd and Lexington, on the 17th floor.

Prerequisite: It is recommended, not required, that students become familiar with the Hiragana alphabet before starting this course.

Get a jumpstart on Hiragana: and then under Japanese language choose the category, “Hiragana”

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