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Konnichi wa (Essential/Survival Japanese for Absolute Beginners)

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  • Language taught: Japanese
  • Course type: Other
  • Sessions taught: 120

Individual Sessions
  •  30 minute trial session - 80 ITC  
  • 60 minute session - 170 ITC
Session Packages
  • 10 x 60 minutes - 1650 ITC


This is an introductory class for English speakers. Lessons are held in English by native Japanese speaker. Provided materials are also all written and explained in English. The main material are adopted from “Konnichi wa” and/or "Genki" text book, which gives students of Japanese an elementary competence in the language, enabling them to actively use the language as soon as possible.

The Hiragana and Katakana scripts are taught and practised at the first few lessons of the course with students' request. Students will practise those scripts with authentic materials. The students are also introduced to the Kanji script.

I would like to use the trial session as an orientation for the course. That is, I would like to explain about the course, get to know my students and to learn about why they want to study Japanese, etc.