Beginners Japanese (1) & (2)
Ready to learn Katakana and next level of Japanese?
Beginners Japanese (1) & (2)
This class is designed for those who have already learned Hiragana and basic Japanese greetings and sentence structure.
In this class, we'll learn Katakana and basic Japanese grammar including:
-basic verbs and the past tense
-basic adjectives and the past tense
-basic verbs and the conjugation
and over 800 vocabulary!
Our textbook Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley.
The lessons and techniques used in this series have been taught successfully for over ten years in classrooms throughout the world.
Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners.
In Book of the Japanese From Zero! series, readers are taught new grammar concepts, over 800 new words and expressions, and also learn the katakana writing system.
Online Lecture Videos
Our text book Japanese From Zero is accompanied by online, chapter-by-chapter videos on YouTube, making it easy for you to pre-studdy, review the classroom lesson, and insures that you never fall behind!
We’ve attached the link for the Lesson 1 video so you can see for yourself just how easy and helpful they can be!
the Real Conversation Practice
One of our favorite and most convenient tools used at Blue House is the Slack App.
This free App can be downloaded on both your phone and computer and is a perfect way to communicate with your classmates and teachers at any time and from anywhere.
Perfect for the soldier on temporary duty travel, or if you have to miss a class due to work, sickness, emergency, etc.
You can message your fellow classmates or teachers about any assignments or lessons you may have missed, and you will never feel out of the loop because of a missed class.
Slack is such a beneficial part of our program because it gives our students the means to practice Japanese with each other outside of class.
It’s also a great way to get to know and chat with your classmates to find out which festivals they love to attend, about the best places to eat, or get recommendations for the best hiking spots in Okinawa!
The Slack is our main communication app among students and teachers where you can ask questions about the class or while you're studying Japanese off the class.
You can also tell us when you'll be late to the class or you won't be able to make it.
Since we share the informations of Japanese learning hints and practice conversations in Japanese on Slack, We strongly recommend to install both on your phone and on your computer.
So that you can send instant messages on your phone and you can self-study on your computer with links and helpful resources we share to help you study at home.
To see what is the slack, please read tutorial before start using.
For the tutorial click here!
To sign up, please click here!
To use the app on your phone,
please click here to see the tutorial for mobile phone
Blue House Okinawa uses a fun resource called Quizlet where you can study vocabulary and phrases, practice your writing and listening, and even take tests using online “flashcards”.
Quizlet is the easiest way to practice and master what you are learning, more than 95% of students who learn with Quizlet improved their grades.
Each “flash-card” lesson has a quiz at the end of the lesson that our instructors review in order to know what your strengths are and what you may need to improve on.
See how Quizlet can help you learn here
For students, please read through these articles to understand how to use it on both of your phone and computer.
You can sign up here
Schedule & Lesson Fee
Starts in March, 2018!
*Evening Class : Beginners (1) in 2 months
Monthly Lesson Fee - 17,280 yen/month
Registration Fee - 5,400 yen
Teaching Materials - 5,400 yen
*Monthly Lesson Fee is non-refundable.
*The registration fee and the teaching material fee will be added to your first payment.
Coming from overseas?
Unfortunately, we do NOT support any visa sponsorship but you can always apply for working holiday visa in Japan!
We do NOT provide any accommodation either but you can refer to the link below for the place to stay in Okinawa.
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