Bridge to Intermediate -028- Thursday 19:10-21:00 PM(JST)

Coto · March 16, 2021

Schedule: (Japan Standard Time (GMT +9))

Thursdays 19:10 – 21:00

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Tuition Fee: 16,000 Yen / Month

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Course Details

Course TitleBridge to Intermediate
LevelUpper Beginner (JLPT N4 – N3 )
Course descriptionThis course focuses on the core basic sentence patterns, improving vocabulary for a variety of daily situations, and building longer sentences through combinations. The class enables students to apply and make the most of these abilities.
Class structureThis class aims to be able to have conversations in a variety of situations by combining various conversational expressions that are learned at a beginner level.

First, you will have a time for vocabulary building according to the topic, and learn the expressions necessary to talk about the topic of the class, then practice the targeted grammar in a practice conversation.

The goal is to be able to speak naturally about the targeted topic for the specific class day.
TextbookMain textbookWeekly J
WorkbookCoto original

What’s covered in the course?

The goal of this class is to teach useful expressions that can be used in natural Japanese conversations. This course is designed to improve conversational ability for beginner learners.

Each week you will practice a new phrase conversationally and learn how to use them.

No.TopicsMain Target ExpressionsNo.TopicsMain Target Expressions
1Unit 1: 自己紹介 (初めて会った人と)
Meeting Someone for the First Time
・ようと思っている
・~ることにした
13Unit 15: うわさ話やニュースを話す
Talking about News
・~そうですよ ・~らしいですよ
・~といいですね
2Unit 2: 気持ちの表現
Express Feelings
・~とき~
・~のを覚えている
14Unit 16: うれしかった思い出を話す
Talking about Happy Things
・あげもらい
・~てもらう・くれる ・~てくれてありがとう
3Unit 3: こんなときどうする
What Should I Do?
・~か~/~かどうか~
・~てあげる/もらう ・~たら
15Unit 17: 写真に写っている人について話す
Describing People
・~とき~
・~ている人 ・~そうな人
4Unit 4: おすすめの場所・物の紹介
Recommendations
・~ことができる ・非情の受身
・Nのようです/NのようなN
16Unit 18: 謝る
Apologizing
・~てしまいました ・~のを忘れた
・~て、すみません ・~ば/なければ、よかった
5Unit 5: わからないことを聞く
Asking Questions
・Nってなんですか/Nのことです
・~ということです
17Unit 19: 相手に忠告する
Giving Advices
・~と~ ・Nしか~ない
・~ほうがいいですよ/~たらどうですか
6Unit 7: 物を紹介する
Introducing Items
・~んです   ・~と~(条件)
・~やすい/にくい ・~そう(様態)
18Unit 21: 状況を聞く・答える
Describing Situnations
・被害の受身
・~ほうがいいですよ ・~たらどうですか
7Unit 9: 子どもの時の話
Talking about Childhood
・名詞修飾 ・~ようになった(可能形・辞書形)
・~なくなった(可能形・ない形)
19Unit 22: 日本に来てから変わったことを話す
Talking about Your Changes After Coming to Japan
・~ようになった(可能形・辞書形)
・~なくなった(ない形・可能形)
・~ている(習慣)
8Unit 10: 予約する
Making Reservations
・~んですが ・~がいいんですが
・(予約関連の語彙)
20Unit 23: 好きな場所を紹介する
Introducing Your Favorite Places
・てある ・~が見える/聞こえる
・~たり~たりする
9Unit 11: 身近な人を紹介する
Introducing Someone
・~のが好き ・~くて/~で ~(形容詞)
・~ところが似ている
21Unit 25: 相手に苦情を言う、愚痴を言う
Complaining
・~てほしい ・~ないでほしい
・~てほしいんですが
10Unit 12: 意見を言う
Deliver Opinions
・~んじゃないかと思う ・~んじゃないでしょうか
・~ので~/~のに~
22Unit 26: 自分の体質について話す
Telling Your Physical Constitution
・~と、~くなるんです
・~すぎると、~ ・(体調を表す表現)
11Unit 13: 国のルールについて話す
Talking about Rules in Your Country
・~たまま~ てはいけない ・~と言われている
・~たら、~なければならない
23Unit 29: 準備の相談をする
Preparing in Advance
・~ておいたほうがいいですよ
・~ように~(ない形・辞書形・可能形)
12Unit 14: 失敗談を話す
Talking about Failures
・~てしまった ・~ようにする(肯定・否定)
・(失敗した時の動詞や感情表現)
24Unit 30: 問い合わせる
Inquiring
・~って書いてあるんですが
・~までに、~たらいいですか

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