Language Enhancement Courses

Foundations in Japanese

Course Aim

This foundation course is designed for absolute beginners who have never studied Japanese before. The Japanese phonetic system, writing system, basic greetings, sentence structures and practical vocabulary that are suitable for beginners will be introduced in this course. It also provides opportunities for students to understand the Japanese culture, and to develop the ability to communicate in basic Japanese such as introducing oneself, daily expressions, telling the time and the date and talking about one’s preference. Students’ active participation in classroom activities and role-plays ae expected.

Contact Hours

10 hours (2 hours per session X 5 sessions)


Session Date Time Venue*
1 9 April 2018 (Monday) 2:00pm – 4:00pm Room 2201, AC2
2 16 April 2018 (Monday) Room 2202, AC2
3 23 April 2018 (Monday) Room 2202, AC2
4 30 April 2018 (Monday) Room 2405, AC2
5 7 May 2018 (Monday) Room 2405, AC2

*2/F, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (Academic 2), City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong


Registration Deadline

19 March 2018 (Monday)