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Japanese Beginners Course (10 weeks)
Wed 8 February 2017, 18:15 – 19:15 GMT
Instructor: N. N. Davidson
Begins: Wednesday 25th January
Time & Days: 6:15pm - 7:15pm, every Wednesday
Course duration: 10 weeks
Location: The Braidwood Centre, 69 Dumbiedykes Rd, Edinburgh EH8 9UT, UK
Course fee: £120 (includes welcome pack, online support, £40 members discount on all courses, and members only events)
Also reservable at: http://clearwateracademy.net/en/japanese/
Following the success of our Japanese classes in 2016, we're delighted to offer both beginners and intermediate classes in 2017, with the best teachers in Edinburgh. Classes are offered in blocks of ten weeks for flexibility and affordability and are offered on a rolling basis for new and continuing students. Classes are designed to be small for the greatest interaction between the student and the instructor.
Our Beginners 1.1 course is for anyone who wishes to start Japanese without previous knowledge. In the weekly hour session, our teacher will guide you through your first steps in speaking, listening, reading and writing Japanese. With communication practice and an introduction to Japanese culture, learners will receive a holistic understanding of the Japanese language. By the end of the beginners 1.1 course learners will be able to construct basic statements and questions, offering simple greetings, introduce themselves and share their interests. Learners will be able to recognise Hiragana and Katakana with basic grammatical structures.
Born in Japan, Mrs Davidson is a native Japanese speaker. She is a very well experienced and qualified Japanese instructor, who is widely recommended and in high demand in the Edinburgh area. She has been an interpreter for a governmental department and a large multinational company, freelance translator and translator of books and a Japanese-English dictionary, and has been conducting language classes both in group format and private one-to-one sessions for many years.