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1. Japanese Language Programs

The EJCA offers Japanese language classes to its members.

Application deadline for the Fall 2018 classes: August 31, 2018

Classes will be cancelled if the number of applications is less than minimum numbers. Your fee will be imbursed. You will be on a waiting list if the maximum numbers are reached.

Contact at lesson@ejca.org for questions.

There are three Japanese Language programs:

A. Japanese for Adult with three levels

B. Japanese for Teens with two levels

C. Fun and Easy Japanese

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

Wednesdays: Sept.12  -  Nov. 28, 2018, 10 lessons - No class on Sept. 28 and Nov. 14

         7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Fees: $135 for any level without 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.

This class reached to the maximum and no more student is accepted after August 17, 2018.

Beginner - Intermediate

  • Able to read and write hiragana
  • Able to read katakana
  • Greet using simple sentences and wording
  • Count
  • Ask for/tell time
  • Talk about your daily and weekly routine

This class reached to the maximum and no more student is accepted after August 17, 2018..

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. Apply on-line at https://goo.gl/forms/5vwB4yoXUK7qQWem2

2. Pay the fee online using PayPal.

Japanese Class Fee

If you cannot apply on-line and cannot pay by PayPal: Print, fill in and send an Application Form(PDF) to EJCA 6750 88 Street, Edmonton T6E 5H6 together with a cheque payable to "EJCA"

 

B. Japanese for Teens

Are you a Junior-high school or a High-school student that likes to watch anime or read manga and wants to learn Japanese? If you are, come join us in, “Japanese for Teens.” In addition to developing Japanese language skills, we will cover such topics as school life in Japan, Japanese pop culture, Japanese history and more.

This class is available at two levels. Level 1 is for absolute beginners. Level 2 is for anyone who has taken a Japanese class in the past. To take Level 2 you must be able to: recognise information on posters and calendars, greet others using simple sentences, talk about your hobbies, talk about your daily and weekly routine, and read and write in both Katakana and Hiragana.

Wednesdays: Sept.12  -  Nov. 28, 2018, 10 lessons- No class on Sept. 28 and Nov. 14          5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fee: $90 plus cost of textbook $30, "Marugoo A1 Rikai"

Level

Prerequisites

Level 1

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

Level 2

  • Greet others using simple sentences,
  • Recognise information on posters and calendars
  • Talk about your hobbies,
  • Talk about your daily and weekly routine,
  • Read and write in both Katakana and Hiragana.

 

For application::

1. Apply on-line at Application form for 2018 Japanese for Teens

2. Pay the fee online using PayPal.

Teens Japanese without or with textbook

If you cannot apply on-line and cannot pay by PayPal: Print the Application Form(PDF), fill-in, and send to EJCA 6750 88 Street, Edmonton T6E 5H6 together with a cheque payable to "EJCA"

C. Fun and Easy Japanese

In addition to basic language skills, you will also learn about Japanese culture, different kinds of foods to try, websites that will be useful for you while you are in Japan, and more. If you would like to visit someday, or if you are just interested in Japan, come join us.

Thursdays: Sept.13  -  Nov. 22, 2018, 10 lessons- No class on Nov. 15            10::00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $100, plus cost of textbook $25, "Konnichiwa Nihongo"

For application::

1. Apply on-line at Application form for 2018 Fun and Easy Japanese

2. Pay the fee online using PayPal.

Fun and Easy Japanese without or with textbook

 

If you cannot apply on-line and cannot pay by PayPal: Print the Application Form(PDF), fill-in, and send to EJCA 6750 88 Street, Edmonton T6E 5H6 together with a cheque payable to "EJCA"

 

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.

5. The Kimiko Shimizu Arts and Cultural Development Grant

The grant in the amount of $500 is awarded annually to support activities or projects with a strong cultural/craft component appropriate to the Japanese Canadian community as reflected in the Vision Statement of the EJCA:


The Edmonton Japanese Community Association (EJCA) is a community of
members whose vision is to create a shared experience of Japanese and Canadian culture.


For example, applicants might study with a tea master, attend a taiko workshop, publish poetry, practice sumi-e, attend a haiku celebration, collect historical artifacts, carry out a specific project (studying in Japan, developing special media), attend a karate dojo, present at a conference on Canada/Japan relations, prepare a manuscript and so on.

Here are: Details and Application form

The application deadline date is October 31 of the current year.

 

Please contact us for details.

The EJCA supports school programs.

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activities

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