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Japanese 6 Plus

Start level
A2
Target level
B1.1
Starting date
September
Language of instruction
Japanese/English

Online course

This is an online course. To be able to participate in this course, you are advised to use a headset with microphone. The following requirements also apply:

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Course description

Japanese 6 Plus is a course for small groups with a maximum of 8 participants. This means there is plenty of room for personal attention and supervision of the students. All basic skills are addressed in this course: speaking, listening, writing and reading.  Furthermore, society and culture are also covered. Every lesson includes homework and preparation of approximately three hours in total.
The course is concluded with a written test. Once you pass the test, you will receive a certificate. A certificate is awarded if the test is completed successfully and the participant has attended 80% of the lessons.

Course material

  • Chūkyū o Manabō (ISBN9784883197880)​​​​​

Available through: verasia https://verasia.eu/. Make sure to order the second edition. Please contact talencentrum@hum.leidenuniv.nl for a discount code. 

Target group and admission requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education diploma, including both students and staff members of Leiden University, as well as interested parties who have no connection to Leiden University. The course is open to any person aged 17 or older with a completed secondary school education. 

You can register for this course if you have successfully completed the Japanese 5 course of the Academic Language Centre, or if you can demonstrate in some other way that you possess the required entry level. A basic knowledge of English is required.

Other information

  • The minimum number of participants for this course is 3, the maximum 8.
  • The course load is  hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
  • The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.
  • If classes are cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added on to the end of the course. Please take into account courses may end later than scheduled.
  • The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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