Online Japanese - Intermediate Japanese I

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Online Japanese - Intermediate Japanese I

Course Description

The Intermediate Japanese I course is the third semester of a four-semester online sequence in Japanese. The course will build upon the four critical language skills — speaking, listening, writing, and reading — you have developed through Elementary Japanese II. The course will introduce more complex language structures, such as embedded sentences and style differences (polite versus plain), and you will learn how to converse about your health, weather and climate, and travel plans. Learners can choose their own time to study, except for weekly virtual classroom sessions that are held at a designated time to practice speaking with an instructor and other students. The mid-term and final exam must be administered by a prearranged exam proctor at the location of your choice.

Course Content


  • Talking about future intentions
  • Quoting other’s speech and expressing your opinions
  • Giving/asking for permissions to do something


  • Plain past forms
  • Talking about your past experiences
  • Discussing other’s desires and wishes


  • Talking about excessive states and actions (doing something too much, too busy/cold/small, etc.)
  • Giving advice
  • Stating obligations and requirements
  • Stating prohibitions


  • Potential forms (I can do...)
  • Listing incidental facts
  • Conditional statements using /nara/
  • Talking about appearances (It seems/It appears…)


  • Expressing desires
  • Stating possibilities
  • Gentle suggestions (Why don’t you…?)
  • Giving and receiving verbs
Requirements & Materials

Important Information

This course requires an approval prior to registration. Please follow the instructions.




  • Reliable email address that is checked regularly
  • Familiarity with online communication tools (discussion boards and chat rooms) associated with virtual classrooms

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for anyone interested in building on their foundation in basic Japanese.

What You Will Learn

  • Embedded sentences and style differences
  • How to converse about past experiences, health, and weather

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn to write Japanese characters.
  • Use the four critical language skills.
  • Understand spoken dialogue.
  • Read Japanese texts.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur


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