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Let's Learn Japanese 1.9: Making Plans

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Kate McMahan
Average rating:
5.0
Number of reviews:
(236)
In this 8 lesson course, students will learn how to compare schedules and make plans in Japanese! We will also continue to review and learn new Kanji characters.

Class experience

  • Students will learn: -How to say calendar dates in Japanese -How to tell other people about your schedule -Polite negative verbs (~ません) -Adverbs of frequency -Making invitations -Accepting and declining invitations -How to set a time and meeting place for making plans with other people -19 Kanji characters
I have a Bachelor's degree in Japanese and East Asian Studies. While working on my degree, I completed a study program abroad at Nihon University in Tokyo. After graduation I lived and worked in Hokkaido, Japan for 3 years. My job was primarily teaching ESL (English as a Second Language), but I occasionally did some local work as a translator and interpreter. I am currently working towards receiving an N2 certification in the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
Homework Offered
I will make and provide worksheets after most classes for students to practice what they learned. We will go over these worksheets as a class during the review portion of the following lesson. The worksheets are usually 2-3 pages long.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
A written report is available at the end of the course upon request.
Grades Offered
 5 files available upon enrollment
Students should come to each class with something to write with and something to write on. For students that are more serious about taking all of my courses, I also recommend using folders or a binder to organize printouts and notes between each class section. Students should ideally have access to a printer as well for the worksheets. If this is not possible, they could work around this by writing down worksheet answers in their notes.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
We will play a review game on the last lesson using Kahoot. Kahoot is an Outschool approved third-party tool and students do not need to create their own account. However, please note that for the Kahoot activity it will require students to either open up another tab in their web browser or other smart device.
Hatasa, Y. A., Hatasa, K., & Makino, S. (2014). Nakama 1: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context (World Languages) (3rd ed.). Cengage Learning.

Kano, C. (2016). (New Edition) Basic Kanji Book -Basic Kanji 500- Vol.1 (Japanese Edition). Bonjinsha.

Times, The Japan The Japan and VVB LAUFERSWEILER Verlag. Genki 1: (Third Edition) An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese/ Hauptlehrbuch: Integrierter Sprachgrundkurs Japanisch 1 (Dritte Edition) with Online Access. Weinheim, Germany, Beltz Verlag, 2020.

Tofugu. (n.d.). A japanese culture & language blog. Tofugu. Retrieved November 10, 2022, from http://www.tofugu.com/ 
Joined September, 2020
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Language
はじめまして (Pleased to meet you)! 

My name is Kate and I teach classes on Japanese language and culture. Japanese has been an interest of mine since I was a Junior High School student. In college, I had the experience of being a counselor for... 
Group Class

$95

for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
50 min

Completed by 15 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
3-9 learners per class

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