japanese for advanced learners

Do you want to brush up your Japanese?  Do you want to use your Japanese in a professional way? This fall 2016 term, JF Nihongo will offer a new course series.  This course series is designed for experienced learners who would like to improve their language skills at an advanced level.

Each course focuses on a specific theme such as discussions in Japanese or keigo (honorific language).  The courses are aimed for those at the B1 or B2 level* and consist of a concise set of three meetings (once a week for three weeks).

*The levels are based on JF Standard.  Click here to learn more.

Age: 18 years old and up     
Class Size: 16 people

Tuition: $90**
**All applicants are eligible for a 10% Early Bird Discount if you register by September 10.
 Past students are also eligible for an additional 10% Past Student Discount on tuition.
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Discussions in Japanese
sep. 24-Oct. 8

In this course, you will develop the skill to describe a wide range of general topics in detail, give your opinions regarding these topics, and exchange opinions effectively with others to develop the discussion in a group.

Date & Time

Saturdays, September 24, October 1, October 8 (3 meetings in total)

12:00pm - 2:00pm (2 hours)


Miracle Mile:
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
5700 Wilshire Blvd. #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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You must be able to understand instructions that are only in Japanese.  You must be able to read a simple article and give your opinion about it.

Goal: B2 level*

*Goal levels are based on JF Standard proficiency levels.  Click here to learn more.

At the end of the course, successful learners will:

  • Be able to use the language fluently on a wide range of topics
  • Be able to develop a clear description, expanding and supporting your main point
  • Be able to keep up with and contribute to group discussions
  • Be able to read a newspaper editorial and understand new information

Please download the Self-check list and Assessment test to see if this is the right course for you.


Cancellation Deadline

September 16, 2016

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