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Let's Speak Japanese With あきこ Sensei! - Ongoing Japanese Class for High Beginners

Akiko Graves
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(310)
This ongoing class is for the beginners WHO ALREADY KNOW BASIC PHRASES AND GREETINGS. In this class, students will develop a lot of vocabularies, phrases, basic writing, and gain confidence in speaking Japanese.

Class experience

Students will learn the fundamentals of Japanese language, vocabularies, phrases, and grammar, in the following topics:
* Possession/Personal Pronouns
* Going shopping and dining
* Telling where things/people are
* Verbs in present/future tense.
* Wether, time, and days of the week.
* Hiragana, Katakana, and some Kanji.
I earned a B.A. in Music from California State University, Fresno as well as a teaching license in Music.  After receiving a B.A. and a teaching license, I have taught vocal music at elementary schools and choir at both middle and high schools. I also earned a Japanese teaching license in California and taught Japanese at a Japanese Saturday School to young children of the ages from 7 to 10.  At my previous brick and motor school, I taught Japanese Language and Culture during the short term in January to the students from the 7th through the 12th grade.  I would like to offer engaging Japanese courses.In addition, I earned Master's Degree in Education from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

I am a certified Japanese license from California as well as music license from 3 states - Nevada, California, and Iowa.
Homework Offered
Please review Hiragana and Katakana! I will also provide Quizlet to practice vocabulary.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Students will be evaluated formatively based on their class participation.
Grades Offered
I will provide textbooks.  You will need pencils, highlighters, and flashcards(your choice.) Other than these, all you need is your willingness to learn!
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
I will give students an access to the following Outschool approved third-party venders for extra practice at home or in class:
Quizlet - Vocabulary practice
Nearpod - Hiragana and Katakana writing practice
Kahoot - Vocabulary or phrase reviews conducted in class
You DO NOT need to open an account for any of the above websites. 
I will provide textbook for every 8 weeks along with their access to Quizlet for vocabulary practice.  
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(310)
Hello and Konnichiwa(こんにちは!)  

My name is Akiko Graves.  I taught Music and Choir at local public schools and a charter school for over 16 years.  At my previous school, I teach Japanese Language and Culture during the short term in January to... 
Group Class


1x per week
30 min

Completed by 71 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-14 learners per class

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