Course ID:KC23_MGRS_A204_EN01

Marugoto A2-4 (Katsudoo & Rikai) Self-Study Course


This is a course to comprehensively learn about the Japanese language and culture.

In the Katsudoo section of this course, you can gain practical communication skills for everyday situations by listening to a lot of Japanese as you practice speaking. Meanwhile, in the Rikai section, you can systematically learn how Japanese is used in communication. The objective is to gain a comprehensive Japanese ability that includes reading, listening, writing, and speaking.

If you want to systematically learn how to communicate in Japanese at an A2 level, then this course is for you!

This course also includes groups. By participating in the group noticeboard, you can feel your companions learning with you, as you study alone.

■About the Japanese Test for Course Recommendation
This course is one level higher than the Marugoto A2-3 (Katsudoo & Rikai) Self-Study Course.
If you don't know what level of Marugoto courses to take, try taking the Japanese Test for Course Recommendation

Course Objective "Can-do"

Topic 6 Online Shopping
Lesson 11 My vacuum cleaner has broken
31.Talk about what you are going to buy and why
32.Say what you think about online shopping
Lesson 12 This one is cheaper
33.Talk with a friend about what you think of an electrical appliance
34.Compare two products and say what you think about them

Topic 7 A Town Rich in History and Culture
Lesson 13 This temple was built in the 14th century
35.Ask/Tell someone in the same tour group if it is his or her/your first time to visit a sightseeing spot
36.Talk briefly about a famous place
37.Read comments written in the visitor comment book at a sightseeing spot
38.Write a comment in the visitor comment book at a sightseeing spot

Lesson 14 I hear that this painting is very famous
39.Tell a friend in simple terms what the description of an exhibit in a museum says
40.Talk about the rules in a museum

Topic 8 Life and Eco-friendly Activities
Lesson 15 The light has been left on
41.Point out a non eco-friendly practice to someone/Respond to this
42.Talk about an eco-friendly activity you engage in

Lesson 16 I'll sell it at the fleamarket
43.Talk about what you do to make the best use of things before disposing of them
44.Talk about something you made by recycling a thing you no longer needed

Topic 9 People's Lives
Lesson 17 Do you know this person?
45.Say what you know about a famous person
46.Say how you came to like a famous person
47.Make a simple presentation about a famous person from your country, using notes

Lesson 18 What kind of child were you?
48.Talk about a memory of your childhood/student days
49.Talk about what motivated you to start something new in your life and how things have changed since then

Teaching Materials Used

You will learn interactively using the Marugoto Japanese Online Course site.
 You will manage your study progress, submit assignments, and take tests within the Marugoto Japanese Online Course site.

 For more information on study materials, please visit the website introducing the Marugoto Nihongo Online Course. You can also use a trial. (The trial version is for the A1 level only.)

Completion Requirements

Passing Score: score of 60 points or higher

The allocation of points is as follows.
・Study progress 50%
・Assignment 25%
・Test 25%

* You can take the test if you go over 60% in both the study progress and submitted assignments of each lesson.

Enrollment cannot be performed as it is outside the application period.

The 'Course Registration' button is located at the bottom of the page.

Enrollment cannot be performed as it is outside the application period.

    • Application Period
    • Anytime
    • Attendance Period
    • 6 Months From Course Start
    • Course Type
    • Self-Study
    • Level of Japanese
    • A2
    • Study Category
    • Integrated
    • Language of Explanation
    • English
    • Expected Hours of Study
    • 40 Hour(s)
    • Course Operator
    • KC(Japan)
    • Course Fee
    • Free