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From Wednesday 31st March 2021: Book online. If this course is not full and says: 'this course is now closed to new participants', please email adult.education@ea.edin.sch.uk and we will reply to you to let you know if it is possible to enrol.

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  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS: It is the responsibility of participants to ensure they have downloaded and checked they have access to the Microsoft Teams Application. This course is suitable for complete beginners. Very old types of desktop computer and WiFi have very bad reception which may cause problems for speaking and listening practice. OVERVIEW / INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE: Introduction of writing and reading system. Covering numbers, times, days, months, counters, asking prices and directions, name of shops and places, simple greetings. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Students will practice speaking with tutor and other students. Tutor will explain grammar in English. WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: Students will learn some basic writing and some basic speaking useful for a short visit to Japan as a tourist. RESOURCES REQUIRED BY STUDENTS / ADDITIONAL COSTS: A notebook, a pen and a pencil. Handouts are sent by tutor before the course starts. It may be printed out by students themselves. A book must be purchased on Amazon. 'Japanese for Busy People 1': old edition / version as the book has more grammar explanation and vocabulary compared to new edition / version ISBN4770018827. Only available on Amazon or eBay. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Japanese-Busy-People-v-1-Vol/dp/4770018827/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=DB7MF011QG6VTD8JAW0C

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