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Summer 2021 classes begin the week of July 12.

All classes are held 6:00-7:30 PM online via Zoom. So as to maximize the learning experience, registration is limited to 8 students per class.

Registration for all classes opens on Monday, June 21 and closes on Wednesday, July 7. 
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Summer 2021

Japanese 1

TUESDAYS

This is a true survival course. The enrolling students have no prior experience of the language learning. They may take this course to be for just fun purpose.

Japanese Business Cards
Summer 2021

Japanese 2 part 3 

TUESDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A1-Basic User proficiency, & is part 3 of 4 of a series that started in Winter 2021. 

Japanese Tea
Summer 2021

Japanese 3 part 5

Thursdays

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A2-Basic User proficiency, and is a refresher course reflecting on all Japanese 3 part 1, 2, 3 and 4 sessions.

Japanese Garden
Summer 2021

Japanese 2 part 1

THURSDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A1-Basic User proficiency. 

Traditional Japanese Wedding Cloth
Summer 2021

Japanese 2 part 4 

MONDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A1-Basic User proficiency, & is part 4 of 4 of a series that started in Fall 2020. 

Japanese Calendar
Summer 2021

Japanese 5 part 1 

MONDAYS

 

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A2-Basic User/B1-Intermediate User proficiency.

Japanese Lanterns
Summer 2021

Japanese 2 part 2

WEDNESDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A1-Basic User proficiency, & is part 2 of 4 if a series that started in Spring 2021. 

Japanese Ritual
Summer 2021

Japanese 3 part 2

WEDNESDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level A2-Basic User proficiency, & is part 2 of 4 of a series that started in Spring 2021.

View of Meditation Garden
Summer 2021

Japanese 6 part 1 

WEDNESDAYS

This class is designed to help you reach CEFR Level B1-Intermediate User proficiency.

About JASCO Japanese Language Class Levels

JASCO Japanese language classes beginning with Japanese 2 use the Marugoto book series developed by The Japan Foundation. These textbooks have been developed in accordance with the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education. According to the JF Standard website:

 

"The levels of the JF Standard are not based on what kind of grammar you know, or how many words or kanji you know, but what kind of tasks you can accomplish using Japanese. These Can-dos, beginning with "I can ...", describe ability at completing tasks, and are divided into six levels from A1 to C2. These six levels are the same as those used in the CEFR, so it is possible to understand your Japanese proficiency using levels that are common with those used for other languages.

 

The JF Standard consists of both CEFR Can-dos and JF Standard Can-dos.  CEFR Can-dos are multipurpose abstract descriptors, while the JF Can-dos are examples of practical language activities related to situations where you use Japanese.  By making these Can-dos learning objectives, you can plan your learning so that it focuses on actual communication."

Learn more about the JF Standard at https://jfstandard.jp/summaryen/ja/render.do

The class registration link for each class includes information about which textbook that class uses. To learn more about the Marugoto textbooks, including the targeted levels for each book, visit https://www.marugoto.org/en/about/​. If you're interested in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), and would like to know how the Marugoto levels compare to the JLPT levels, see the chart at https://www.marugoto.org/en/faq/.