Nihongo for Everyone

Nihongo  for  Everyone  is  a  course  for  beginners that is open to both Ateneo and non-Ateneo Japanese language learners.  It  focuses  on  basic  communication  skills, particularly  through  speaking  and  listening.  The  course  also  introduces  a  basic  knowledge  of Japanese characters for everyday  use in Japan.
 

OBJECTIVES 
At the end  of the  course, you  will be able to:

  • Use basic Japanese  in a variety of  everyday situations.
  • Express  your  ideas in simple Japanese.
  • Understand  what  your  are told in  Japanese.
  • Recognize  basic Japanese  characters, especially Hiragana.

COURSES OFFERED

Nihongo for Everyone 1
Nihongo for Everyone is a course for beginners. It focuses on basic communication skills, particularly through speaking and listening. The course also introduces a basic knowledge of Japanese characters for everyday use in Japan.
 
Nihongo for Everyone 2
A course for those who finished Nihongo for Everyone I: Basic Japanese Language I, or 30 hours of classroom instruction. It introduces additional basic expressions, sentence patterns, and useful vocabulary needed to conduct daily communication with Japanese people.
 
Nihongo for Everyone 3
A course for those who finished Nihongo for Everyone II or 60 hours of classroom instruction; students who finish the course are expected to reach the  proficiency equivalent of the N5 level of the new Japanese Language Proficiency Test. 
 
Nihongo for Everyone 4
A course for those who finished Nihongo for Everyone III or 90 hours of classroom instruction; students are introduced to intermediate-level grammar, vocabulary, and more kanji.

Nihongo for Everyone 5

A course for those who finished Nihongo for Everyone 4 or 120 hours of classroom instruction; students who finish the course are expected to reach the  proficiency equivalent to the N4 level of the new Japanese Language Proficiency Test.

Nihongo for Everyone 6
An intermediate course for those who finished Nihongo for Everyone 5 or 120 hours of classroom instruction.

SCHEDULE (Tentative)*
Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00nn and/or 1:00pm-4:00pm  
3 hours/day x 10 sessions = 30 hours



  2019
Cycle 1  January 26 - March 30, 2019
Cycle 2  April 27 - June 29, 2019
Cycle 3  July 13 - September 14, 2019
Cycle 4  September 28 - December 14, 2019

Click here to view the Cycle 2 schedules.

VENUE

Classes are held in the Loyola Schools Campus of Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Specific classrooms are announced before the classes start.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT**

  • Course fee is Php5,000.00, includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, course handout and a Certificate of Completion.
  • For check payments, payee should be "Ateneo de Manila University"
  • A filled out registration form should be sent with the proof of payment (MBTC Deposit Slip or ADMU Official Receipt) to the JSP office, or via email or fax.
  • ​​​Payment options:

       ​1.  Through any Metrobank branch
​           Payment Details:

             Company Name: Ateneo de Manila University
             Subscriber Name: Name of Paying Client (The name that will appear on the Official Receipt.)
             Reference Number: NE 1 (or 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - depends on student's level)
             Subscriber Number: 188-078-005

       2. Through the Ateneo Cashier's office, Ground floor, Xavier Hall
           Payment details:

 
             Payer: Name of Paying Client
(The name that will appear on the Official Receipt.)
             Total amount: Px,xxx
             Payment for: Registration fee: Nihongo for Everyone (1/2/3/4/5/6 - depends on student's level)
             Account to be credited: 188-078-005 - Nihongo
 
*   Schedule may change due to a typhoon and the declaration of non-working holidays. In those cases, make-up sessions will be arranged.
** Refund for withdrawal 3 days before classes start will be 50% of the fee paid.   There will be no more refund for withdrawal once the classes start, except in situations where the class is dissolved, refund for this is 100%.  Enrolled students will not be allowed to defer to the next cycle once classes have already started.

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