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Japanese for Beginners Stage 2


The main aim of Japanese for Beginners is to learn the basic knowledge of the language, etiquette, as well as find out more about the fascinating culture and traditions.

Examples of topics covered during this course.

  • Essential conversations for travelling.
  • Learning the basic grammar.
  • Learning to express yourself.
  • Making questions and understanding responses.
  • Getting to know the common signs.
  • Learning some Japanese characters

By the end of the course, you should feel more confident in your ability to understand and speak Japanese at a basic level. We hope you enjoy the journey and wish you much success in your studies!

This course starts on Wednesday 15 January 2025 (19:00 – 21:00)

Please note: this course will not run in the college half term or end of term breaks.


If enrolling for Beginners 2 (January-March 2025) you do not have to have completed Beginners 1 with us, however you will need 20 hours of previous study of the language in an adult setting, or previous learning of a similar length.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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