Japanese Language

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« Japanese Language Course 日本語講座

General Course 総合コース


NOTE: General Course will be conducted online for the 2022/2023 Intake

ABOUT


JFKL GENERAL COURSE has the following features:
1.    The main goal is to be able to use the Japanese language to communicate in various real-life situations.
2.    You will learn with your classmates in pair-work or group-work activities during classes.
3.    All of our Japanese and Malaysian teachers are experienced and well-trained in Japanese language education.
4.    This course is for 16 years old and above. 


COURSE SCHEDULE AND FEES



Please find the course pamphlet here.




ELEMENTARY COURSES
(Starter, Elementary 1, 2, and 3)

In this course, you will:  
1) Learn basic, daily Japanese conversation. 
2) Spend more time to practice speaking Japanese with your fellow classmates. We also offer free JF online learning materials in order to provide you with more opportunities to practice.

*Starter: Zero-basic beginner level
*Elementary 2: Entrance to Part 1 is intended for those who have proficiency approximately equivalent to JLPT N5

Mid-term Intake for Elementary Courses (Flyer)

REGISTRATION CLOSED
JFKL JAPANESE GENERAL COURSE 2022/2023 (ONLINE ONLY)
Registration Form: https://bit.ly/MidtermIntake

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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED COURSES
(
Pre-intermediate, Advanced 1, Advanced 2)

In this course, you will:  
1) Be able to think and organize your Japanese language skills, so they can be used properly based on the situation at hand. 
2) Improve your speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills while collaborating with fellow classmates. 
3) Give and get feedback/advice among classmates during speaking and writing activities

*Pre-Intermediate: Entrance to Part 1 is intended for those who have proficiency approximately equivalent to JLPT N4
*Advanced 1: Entrance to Part 1 is intended for those who have proficiency approximately equivalent to JLPT N3
*Advanced 2: Entrance to Part 1 is intended for those who have proficiency approximately equivalent to JLPT N2

Mid-term Intake for Intermediate/Advanced Courses (Flyer)
REGISTRATION OPEN
JFKL JAPANESE GENERAL COURSE 2022/2023 (ONLINE ONLY)
Registration Form: https://bit.ly/INTADVNov

 



OUR TEXTBOOK


“MARUGOTO: Japanese Language and Culture” is a coursebook that is based on the JF Standard for Japanese Language Education.

It has the following features:
1) A lot of colorful illustrations and images for more fun and interesting approach to studying.
2) A lot of listening material based on real-life situations.
3) Encompassing not only the language but Japanese life and culture as well.


For more details, please refer to https://www.marugoto.org/en/about/

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Q1. What is the technical requirement for the online General Course?
Q2. I have zero / little basic in Japanese, what class should I apply for?
Q3.I have some knowledge of Japanese and wish to continue study in your center, which class will be appropriate for me?
Q4. How do I pay the course fee?
Q5. Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

Q1. What is the technical requirement for the online General Course?

■System used
Online live lessons are conducted via Zoom (https://zoom.us/). The program will need to be installed for the first time only. We use passcode and waiting room functions as security measures while using Zoom.

*The necessary bandwidth for using Zoom.
Upload Speed 600kbps / Download Speed 1.2Mbps

Please check here if your internet connection is sufficient before you apply.
https://www.speedtest.net/ (Clicking this will transfer you to the third-party website.)

■What you need
To take the live lessons and oral test, please have the following four items ready.

1. Computer with an internet connection
 Windows:Windows 10 / 8.1 or later
 Mac:OS X 10.10 or later
*Be sure to participate with a computer. 
*Do not participate with smartphones as information will be shared during the live lesson.
2. Browser
    Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Chrome, Safari
    Mac: Safari, Chrome
*The latest version is recommended.
3. Headset (with microphone)
4. Web camera

Q2. I have zero / little basic in Japanese, what class should I apply for?

You may apply for our Starter class. If you would like to know more, please refer to the course structure and our textbook. 

Q3. I have some knowledge of Japanese and wish to continue study in your center, which class will be appropriate for me?

JFKL places focus on communicative approach in language teaching, rather than grammar-centered teaching style. As syllabus and levels vary across schools, you are advised to have a look at our course structure and textbook of each class before applying.

You are also required to sit for the placement test. You shall be assigned to a level based on your placement test result.

Q4. How do I pay the course fee?

We are using ipay88 email payment services. The invoice for the course fee payment will be sent to you via e-mail after the announcement of the placement test result. Once you receive the invoice, you will have to make the payment via online banking. Please note that after the due date, the payment link will be expired and your enrollment will be canceled automatically. 

Q5. Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

You may send in your inquiries via email to japanese_course@jfkl.org.my
or call us at 03-2284-7228 during the following hours:
(Tue-Fri) 10:30am to 12:00pm / 2:00pm to 6:00pm
(Sat) 8:30am to 12:00pm / 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Kindly visit our FAQ page before contacting us directly for any inquiries.