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School of Japanese Language
SUMMER Session

Summer II Session: August 7, 2017 ~ September 25, 2017 (no class 9/4)

  We encourage you to visit the school and observe a class for free. Please call ahead to make an appointment (212) 645-2800. For those who have experience in Japanese, class placement is based on last known Japanese language class, as well as last used textbook materials. If you would like to come in to observe a class for free, please let us know in advance. Discounts are offered to those who register for two consecutive courses. Please e-mail us at tci@tenri.org

BEGINNERS JAPANESE 101
  This 7-week course is designed for students who have little or no background in Japanese. The course will provide a solid foundation for the study of Japanese language focusing on daily greetings and basic conversation. The hiragana syllabary will be introduced as the foundation of Japanese pronunciation and grammar.
Text: Japanese For Busy People I

Course

Day/Time

Session (7 wks.) Tuition
Beg. 101 Wed 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/9/17 ~ 9/20/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Beg. 101 T Th 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm *10/3/17 ~ 11/16/17*

$200 (14 hrs.)

 



*Free Sample Lesson for Beginners*
September 12, 2017 (Tue.) from 7:10 to 8:10 p.m.

email us at tci@tenri.org to reserve your seat!

BASIC JAPANESE 102 ~ 104
  This course is designed for students who have completed the Beginners 101 course or those who have some knowledge of Japanese. Through the use of daily life situations supported by a study of sentence structure, the student will become competent in basic Japanese language skills. A total of 1,000 words will be studied in Beginners and Basic Japanese levels and the hiragana and katakana syllabaries will be mastered. Prerequisites: Beginners Japanese or the equivalent (based on evaluation interview).
Text: Japanese For Busy People I

Course

Day/Time

Session (7 wks.)

Tuition

Basic 102 T Th 6:00 ~ 7:00 pm 8/8 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Basic 102 M W 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Basic 103 Th 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/10 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Basic 104 M W 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE 200 & 300
  Intermediate 200, a continuation of Basic 104, this course focuses on general communication skills, and the ability to carry conversations on typical everyday situations by formulating complex sentences and utilizing frequently used vocabulary and sentence patterns. A total of 1,000 words and 100 kanji will be studied and students will be taught to understand polite language and idiomatic expressions. Prerequisite: Basic Japanese 106 or equivalent (based on evaluation interview).
Text: Minna no Nihongo I (Int. 201 ~ 205)

  Intermediate 300, a continuation of Intermediate 200, focuses on acquiring more natural and effective ability in communication. In order to become capable of handling various occasions and topics, the ability to select appropriate words, phrases, and different expressions will be studied. Students will be taught to understand polite language and idiomatic expresssions. 1,100 new words and 150 new kanji will be introduced. Prerequisite: Intermediate Japanese 200 or equivalent (based on evaluation interview).
Text: Minna no Nihongo II (Int. 301 ~ 308)

Course

Day/Time

Session (7 wks.) Tuition
Int. 201 Mon 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 201 Sat 1:00 ~ 3:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 202 M W 6:00 ~ 7:00 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 203 Mon 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 204 Tue 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/8 ~ 9/19/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 301 Sat 10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 302 T Th 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm 8/8 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 303 Wed 6:15 ~ 8:15 pm 8/9 ~ 9/20/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 303 Sat 10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 305 T Th 6:00 ~ 7:00 pm 8/8 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 306 M W 6:00 ~ 7:00 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Int. 308 T Th 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm 8/8 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)


ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE 400

  A continuation of Intermediate 300, this course will narrow the gap between the intermediate level and the various study objectives of the student. Utilizing expressions studied in the Intermediate courses, this course focuses on conversing in varied situations and responding appropriately to conversation with others. Students will also be able to understand conversations with abstract terms. Texts, materials, and order of study will be determined by the objectives of the students. Prerequisite: Intermediate Japanese or equivalent (based on evaluation interview).
Texts:Minna no Nihongo Chukyu I, Jokyu e no Tobira

Course

Day/Time

Session (7 wks.) Tuition
Adv. Int. 408 M W 7:10 ~ 8:10 pm 8/7 ~ 9/25/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Adv. Int. 408 Sat 10:00 am~ 12:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Adv. Int. 411

Sat 10:00 am~ 12:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17

$200 (14 hrs.)


ADVANCED JAPANESE 500

  A continuation of Advanced Intermediate 400, this course focuses on meeting the specialized language needs of the student. For example, those in need of conversational study can participate in active conversation, or those in need of Japanese for the workplace can study the language skills necessary in business. Prerequisite: Advanced Intermediate Japanese or equivalent (based on evaluation interview).

Course

Day/Time

Session (7 wks.) Tuition

Adv. 505**

T Th 6:00 ~ 7:00 pm 8/8 ~ 9/21/17

$200 (14 hrs.)

Adv. 520* Sat 10:00 am ~ 12:00 pm 8/12 ~ 9/23/17 $200 (14 hrs.)

* Textbook: Shin Chukyu Kara Jokyu e no Nihongo (Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced)
** Textbook: Try! N1


JAPANESE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN (click for more info)

  A Japanese Language curriculum geared for children is now available. This course is designed as an introduction to Japanese, and will focus on daily greetings and basic conversation in a fun and relaxed environment. Basic grammar and the hiragana syllabary will be introduced. Classes are limited to ten students. Open enrollment. Kokugo: 4 years old and older. Japanese: 6 years old and older.
Text: Nihongo 1, Kokugo I

Course

Day/Time

2nd Term Tuition
Japanese (Non Native) Tue 4:00 ~ 5:30 pm 9/12~ 12/19/17 $200
Japanese (Non Native) Thu 4:00 ~ 5:30 pm 9/7 ~ 12/21/17 $200
Kokugo (Native spkrs) Wed 4:00 ~ 5:30 pm 9/13 ~ 12/20/17 $200
Kokugo (Native spkrs) Thu 4:00 ~ 5:30 pm 9/7 ~ 12/21/17 $200
Kokugo (Native spkrs) Sat 10:00 ~ 11:30 am 9/9 ~ 12/23/17 $200
Kokugo (Native spkrs) Sat 1:00 ~ 2:30 pm 9/9 ~ 12/23/17 $200

 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES FOR ADULTS (click for more info)

Course

Day/Time

1st Term Tuition
Intermediate English Wed 12:30 ~ 2:00 pm 8/9 ~ 9/20/17 $150
Advanced English Mon 1:30 ~ 3:00 pm 8/7 ~ 9/18/17 $150





2017 CALENDAR
SUMMER II SESSION August 7, 2017 ~ September 25, 2017
FALL SESSION October 3, 2017 ~ November 21 , 2017
WINTER SESSION November 28, 2017 ~ January 28, 2018 (12/24~1/3/18 off)



Materials
The cost of materials is not included in tuition or registration fees. Materials are available through the School and may be purchased before or on the first day of classes.

BEGINNERS 101 AND BASIC 102 - 104
Japanese For Busy People I: Rev. 3rd Ed., Romanized - $27.00
Japanese For Busy People I: Kana Workbook (Optional) - $14.00


INTERMEDIATE 200
Minna no Nihongo I - $32.95
Minna no Nihongo I: Trans. & Gram. Notes
- $26.50

INTERMEDIATE 300
Minna no Nihongo II - $32.95
Minna no Nihongo II: Trans. & Gram. Notes - $26.50
Japanese For Busy People III: Rev. 3rd Ed.- $32.00

ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE 400
Minna no Nihongo Chukyu - $33.50

Minna no Nihongo Chukyu: Trans. & Gram. Notes - $25.60

Jokyu e no Tobira

ADVANCED 500
Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced - $34.25
TRY! N1 - $27.99


School Facilities and Programs

  •   The Student Library Lounge is open to students during office hours for class preparation, casual conversation, or just to relax before and after class. Students may borrow from a variety of Japan-related books and audio/visual materials. Books may also be ordered for students at a significant discount.
  •   Japanese Cultural Events are held in conjunction with classes as a way to understand Japanese language through the study of culture.


  • Other Programs

  •   The Gallery is available to students to view year-round art exhibitions. In addition, the Institute presents a variety of programs including the Traditional Japanese Music Series, the Chamber Music Series, and other special events. All students receive discounted admission privileges to Institute programs.
  • Registration
      You may register in person or by phone. Payment by Mastercard, Visa, or American Express is accepted. Call (212) 645-2800. There is a one-time fee of $30 for first time registrants only. This fee covers student processing. The fee also helps to offset some of the cost of the special activities (student library, cultural events) that are available to the student throughout the duration of his/her study at Tenri School of Japanese Language.

      Withdrawals: Tuition fees will be refunded if the student withdraws before the first day of class. All refunds are subject to a 5% cancellation fee. The registration fee of $30 is not refundable. A partial credit may be granted to a student who is forced to withdraw for reasons beyond his or her control. Partial credit will be granted for the portion of the session remaining after written notice of withdrawal is received. This credit may be applied toward registration for a subsequent course.

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    or call (212) 645-2800

         
     

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