Learning Method and Materials

What "skills" can I acquire by studying at each level?

Introductory Level

The introductory level is for those who are learning Japanese for the first time and need to study the basics of the language. You will learn how to read and write the Japanese syllabaries of hiragana and katakana, as well as simple vocabulary. The aim will be for you to become able to read very short sentences. In addition, you will develop your listening skills from the basics through studying on your own with the audio material.

  • Introductory
  • Beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Level 4A

Skills to acquire
  • Read unvoiced hiragana (46 characters)
  • Understand the order of hiragana (table of the Japanese syllabary)
  • Read basic words and sentences
The number of kanji (accumulated total)
The number of words (accumulated total) 109 words

Level 3A

Skills to acquire
  • Read and write all the hiragana including voiced and double consonants
  • Read and write sentences consisting of three words
  • Learn familiar vocabulary (nouns, verbs and adjectives)
The number of kanji (accumulated total)
The number of words (accumulated total) 132 words (241 words)

Level 2A

Skills to acquire
  • Read and write katakana
  • Comprehension of simple stories
The number of kanji (accumulated total)
The number of words (accumulated total) 162 words (403 words)

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