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Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Phrases

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Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Phrases
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  • Certification
  • The course Introduction to Japanese Phrases will introduce you to a variety of phrases that are useful in everyday conversations as they will help you talk about people, places, and things. This course also teaches you the correct pronunciation of Japanese scripts, as well as how to count, and how to discuss time.

    The course begins by teaching you Japanese phrases that discuss people, places and things, as well as phrases that discuss cost and purchases, hobbies and time. Furthermore, you will engage in pronunciation practice, including an introduction to counting and learn the Japanese words for numbers 71 - 100s.

    The course teaches you the Japanese words for "who" and "this", and you will learn how to ask questions such as "what time is it now?". You will also learn the days of the week and how to express the time in quarter and half-hours in Japanese.

    This free course 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.

    PREREQUISITE: This course is the second in a series of four courses on the Japanese language. Prior to beginning this course, you should have completed "Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Scripts".

  • After completing this course you will be able to:

    • Identify the Japanese equivalent of the word "who", as well as what word to use when addressing others.
    • State the Japanese words for numbers 71-100 and multiples of hundred and thousand.
    • Identify the counting words used when describing age and floors of a building.
    • State Japanese words that describe location.
    • Identify what Japanese phrases correspond to the English phrases "how much is it?", "I will buy it.", and "Is that so?"
    • List the Japanese words for discussing time.
    • Describe the meaning of the word "ne" and how it is to be used in a sentence.

  • 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, Certificate or PDF.

    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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