(Short Course) Japanese

Course details

  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Location Blended Learning

Why choose this course?

Learning any new language is a fun and rewarding experience. And learning Japanese is no exception. Studying Japanese means learning a language that is so different from English that it will make you rethink your most basic assumptions about the way language works.

Key course features

  • No previous knowledge of the language is required.
  • Gain a foundational knowledge of the Japanese language.
  • Practice your speaking and listening skills.
  • Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive 20 UK HE credits (10 ECTS)

What you will study

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Communicate and exchange information in a simple way
  • Demonstrate an understanding and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
  • Introduce themselves
  • Ask and answer questions about personal information such as where someone lives, what someone does for a living etc.

Entry requirements & applying

There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!

To book onto this course, please visit the online store. 

The booking for this course closes a week before the course start date.  If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course please contact enterprise@glyndwr.ac.uk

Teaching & Assessment

The assessment consists of the tasks listed below:
• conversation skills: using 3 short role-plays of everyday nature and free discussion
• writing skills: a short text, for example, a postcard or a letter
• reading skills: read and understand a short text and answer questions in English
• listening skills: listen to audio material and answer questions about the material in English

Fees & funding

£150 for non-Wrexham Glyndŵr University students and staff
£50 for Wrexham Glyndŵr University students and staff

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates

This course starts on 1 February 2023. The face-to-face sessions at WGU will run every Wednesday between 5pm and 7pm. The remote online sessions will run every Thursday between 6pm and 7pm.