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1. Japanese Language Programs

The EJCA offers Japanese language classes to its members. There are some eligibility requirements to meet before becoming a student (listed on application form). The application closing date for the 2017 Fall term is Thursday, August 31, 2017.

There are three classes:

A. Japanese for Adults, three levels

B. Fun and Easy Japanese for Seniors

C. Japanese for Teens

A. Japanese for Adults, Lesson plans for each level.

Classes: Ten Wednesdays from September 20, 2017, to November 29, 2017. (No class on September 27)

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

No textbook for Total Beginner

Textbook: "Genki 1" for Beginner-Intermediate and Beginner-Advanced (textbook is $60)

Fees: $135 if you are enrolling in the Total Beginner or enrolling in the Beginner-Intermediate or Beginner-Advanced and you already have a textbook.

$195 for Beginner-Intermediate and Beginner-Advanced including a textbook

Level

Prerequisites

Total Beginner

  • No Japanese language experience is required
  • Some knowledge about Japan would be an asset.

Beginner - Intermediate

  • Able to read and write hiragana
  • Able to read katakana
  • Greet using simple sentences and wording
  • Count
  • Ask for/tell time

Beginner - Advanced

 

  • Use verb conjugations: masu-form, short form (present tense only) and te-form
  • Use adjective conjugations: negative, past and te-form 
  • State request, permission, prohibition, and offering of assistance   
  • Indicate the existence of things and people
  • Describe people’s appearances and characteristics 
  • State the purpose of coming or going somewhere
  • State preference for activities

 

For application::

1. Print, fill in and send an Application Form(PDF) together with fee (cheque).

Or,

2. Download, fill in an Application Form (MSWord) and e-mail to office@ejca.org . Pay the fee online using PayPal. Select a fee with or without textbook, click the "Buy Now" button below. You will be directed to a secure transaction page where you can use your personal PayPal account. Caution: Your application will NOT be accepted unless you send in or e-mail the form with payment.

Japanese for Adults Class Fee

 

B. Fun and Easy Japanese for Seniors

This class will offer practical Japanese with lots of activities to keep students motivated. It will introduce Japanese culture and useful phrases for traveling in Japan

Date/Time: 10 Thursdays from September 21 to November 23, 2017  10:00 am - noon.
Fee: $100, no textbook required
The application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Please print the senior application form, fill-in, and send to EJCA 6750 88 Street, Edmonton T6E 5H6 together with a cheque payable to "EJCA".
The class will be cancelled if the number of applications is less than five.
Contact Mineko Koto at kotomineko@hotmail.com for questions.

C. Japanese for Teens

This class is mainly designed for Junior High students, but we may take High School students as well. In addtion to developing Japanese language skills, it will cover such topic as school life in Japan, Japanese pop culture and exchange programs.

Date: Ten Wednesdays from September 20, 2017, to November 29, 2017. (No class on September 27)

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fee: $90, no textbook required
The application deadline is Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Please print the teen application form, fill-in, and send to EJCA 6750 88 Street, Edmonton T6E 5H6 together with a cheque payable to "EJCA".
The class will be cancelled if the number of applications is less than five.
Contact Mineko Koto at kotomineko@hotmail.com for questions.

 

2. Instructors for Japanese Culture Demonstrations/Presentations

The EJCA will provide Japanese culture related demonstrations and presentations. Examples include origami, tea ceremony, calligraphy, martial arts, Ikebana, Japanese dance, kimono and much more. Service charges will be applied.

3. Private Japanese Language Lessons

The EJCA will provide names of Japanese instructors for private lessons. The fee and other details must be decided between the student and the instructor.

4. Interpretation and Translation Services

The EJCA will provide the names of interpreters and translators for both Japanese and English. Service charges will be applied.

Please contact us for details.

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