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Japanese Conversation - Level 1

Non-accredited Short Course

Pack your bags for Japan.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 06 Oct 2022 Duration: 8 weeks
Full Fee

Course overview

This course is designed by Junko for absolute beginners who want to learn the necessary travel phrases, how to pronounce place names, order meals, shop and how to get around. Full of fun activities that focus on speaking and listening skills. By the end of the course you'll be ready to pack your bags!

Students participate in role play, games and activities which makes the learning process fun and easy. The facilitator is a native Japanese person.

Topics include: basic pronunciation, romanised Japanese (romaji - this helps to read Japanese place names), necessary phrases for travel, daily greetings and expressions, introducing yourself, asking the time and business hours, asking directions, ordering food and buying souvenirs.

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
06 Oct 2022
8 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
  • Full fee: $380

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Japanese Conversation - Level 1 (NONAC09009)

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Japanese Conversation - Level 1

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

If you are not sure what level to enrol into, please email with your contact details and we will arrange for the teacher to contact you.

Resources required

Classroom delivery

  • You will receive the resource ‘Japanese for Busy People 1: Romanised Version book and CD' as part of your enrolment fee.
  • Please bring a pen and paper for note taking.
  • You will need to present your Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.


Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.