Course ID:KL20_HRNS_A201_EN01

Hirogaru Nihongo A2 Vol.1 Self-Study Course

Outline

This course (Vol. 1) is designated for those who wish to know about Japan on various topics by reading and listening to related information in Japanese at JF Standard (A2) as well as learning new vocabulary. (*Kindly take note that this is only a revised version of the same course released in 2019.)
The website“Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese” shall be used in this course.

*Learning Content
There are 6 topics in this course, namely: 1. Tea/Cafe, 2. Outdoor, 3. Aquarium, 4. Supermarket/Market, 5. Temple/Shrine, 6. Martial Art. You shall choose and study more than 3 of the 6 topics mentioned above by reading articles and watching videos related to the topics on “Hirogaru”.
In each topic, there are several questions whereby you may check what you have learned. These questions are for you to confirm your understanding and will not affect your completion of this course.

*Group Page
After finishing one topic, there is a Group Page whereby you can write about yourself or share things which are happening around you. You may comment on the postings by others as well as receiving others’ comments on your posting. Please make a good use of the Group Page to communicate with users from all around the world.

*Final Test
At the end of the course, there will be a final test. Although all the 6 topics are listed in the test, you only need to complete those topics (more than 3) that you have studied.

・Skip the test for topics which you are not studying. You may proceed to the next topic by clicking [Check Answer] and [Send Result]. (Ignore the 0 point result for the topic which you are not studying.)
・Take the test for topics which you have studied. You may proceed to the next topic by clicking [Check Answer] and [Send Result].
After you have done the test for topics that you have studied, return to [My Page], refresh the page and confirm that the final test has been completed.

*Please finish your study within 6 months after you register for this course.
 

Course Objective "Can-do"

• Can understand the diversity of Japanese culture related to the topics by reading its articles or watching its videos provided by Hirogaru.
• Can share one’s thoughts or experience on certain events with others related to the topics in Hirogaru

Teaching Materials Used

“Hirogaru, get more of Japan and Japanese” is a website (https://hirogaru-nihongo.jp/en/) to learn about the culture and language of Japan at JF Standard of A2. Its objectives are as follows: -

• You can personally experience understanding and using Japanese even with a proficiency level of A1 or A2 in the JF Standard for Japanese-Language Education.
• You can engage with various aspects about Japan and the Japanese language through reading or listening to information related to 12 topics about Japan.  (※Only 6 topics are included in this course - Vol. 1.)
• Through the various contents and user comments, you can learn more about not only Japan but also your own culture and the culture of places where other learners live.
 

Completion Requirements

Passing Score: score of 25points or higher

The allocation of points is as follows.
・Summary Test 99%
・Questioner 1%
 

Course Operator

The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur
(https://www.jfkl.org.my/)

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
    • Reading, Listening, Vocabulary, Culture/Society, Kanji (Chinese Characters)
    • Language of Explanation
    • English
    • Expected Hours of Study
    • 3  Hour(s)
    • Course Operator
    • Kuala Lumpur
    • Course Fee
    • Free