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Diploma in Japanese Language

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Diploma in Japanese Language
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Japanese is spoken by about 125 million people, primarily in Japan but also in large Japanese migrant communities such as in the US and Brazil. Japan is a popular tourist destination and a very important country in global trade and commerce. The course Diploma in Japanese Language Skills will be of great interest to students of the Japanese language, people travelling to Japan for business or on vacation, or even someone who is simply interested in Japanese culture.

    The course begins by introducing you to the basics of the Japanese language, such as Kanji and Hiragana scripts, pronunciation of Japanese words and how to count in Japanese. You will also learn basic Japanese conversational phrases and expressions, verb conjugations, and how to ask questions such as “dochira kara desu ka”, or “where are you from?”

    As you complete each section, you will have the opportunity to gauge your understanding via assessments. There are four assessments throughout the course, followed by a final assessment. In addition, course resources include pronunciation charts and vocabulary references to assist in your revision and study.

    This free course will be of great interest to learners who would like to improve their speaking and writing skills in the Japanese language and will give learners more confidence about communicating with native speakers when travelling around Japan or doing business there.

  • After completing this course Diploma in Japanese language, you will:

    • Identify different Japanese time expressions.
    • Match the meanings of Japanese vocabulary to their English equivalent.
    • State the Japanese words for numbers 1-100, multiples of hundred and thousand, and counting words.
    • List and describe the three Japanese scripts.
      Pronounce Japanese sounds.
    • Identify the meanings of different Japanese conversational phrases.
    • Identify Japanese grammatical concepts.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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