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Japanese Language: Introduction to Japanese Phrases

Boost your knowledge of Japanese vocabulary and phrases in just a few hours, with this free online Japanese course.

Japanese
Free Course
If you are planning to take a trip to Japan, move there, or are just interested in Japanese culture, learning the Japanese language can be a wonderful experience. The keys to any language are grammar and vocabulary. This free online Japanese course is designed to boost your Japanese vocabulary and grammar knowledge to the next level. In just a few short hours, this will get you one big step closer to your first perfect Japanese conversation.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online Japanese course will first introduce you to Japanese phrases that talk about people, places, and things, including cost and purchases. You will practice the pronunciation of Japanese words and learn Japanese numbers up to 100. You will also study the Japanese words used for the location of objects such as Kore (this), Sore (that), and Are (that over there), as well as learn the use of Dare (who).

Next, you will learn Japanese phrases that discuss hobbies and time, including the days of the week and time expressions. You will study how to ask questions such as "what time is it now?" as well as express the time in quarter and half-hours in Japanese. You will also learn how to count the floors of a building and how to apply your new Japanese vocabulary to important everyday situations.

There are about 1 million speakers of Japanese as a second language, and with this free course you can get one step closer to being one of them! Whether for business or self-improvement reasons, the Japanese language is a fantastic language to learn. So don't wait until you are about to board a plane to Japan before you try to improve your Japanese vocabulary. Check out the course now and start speaking Nihongo in no time!

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Learning Outcomes

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.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
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All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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