Course ID:MA18_KTKT_A100_EN02

Katakana A1 Tutor Support Course

Outline

This is a teacher support course to learn how to read and write katakana.
Those who apply must be able to read and write hiragana already and to come to Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) for the Classroom Lessons.

Using interactive materials, you will do exercises like reading individual hiragana characters, words, and simple phrases, followed by typing exercises. There are also teaching materials to learn how to write.

In addition, three two-hour Classroom Lessons will be held during the course, where one will practice reading the words and sentences studied in MARUGOTO A1. Classroom Lessons will be held at the JFM on the following Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (Manila time): January 5, 12, and 19, 2019.

This course has a Group noticeboard. You can study by communicating with your classmates and teacher through this noticeboard.

About the student selection process
The maximum number of students for this course is 20. Participants are determined by a selection process. For those who wish to apply, please read the course outline carefully. Then, within the designated application time period, please click the 'Course Registration' button and complete the application.
The results of the selection process are scheduled to be sent through email on December 4. Please note that those who will not be selected will automatically be placed on a waitlist, of which the results will be sent through email by December 11.

About payment of course fee
For those who have been selected based on the December 4 email, please make your payments at the JFM office. Only cash payments will be accepted.
Payment period: December 4 - 11 (Manila time office hours weekdays: 10: 00 - 17: 30, Saturdays: 9: 00 - 13: 00)
Course fee: 1,000 pesos
Payment deadline: December 11, 2019, 17:30 (Manila time). For those accepted from the waitlist, payment deadline will be informed through email.
Your eligibility for this course will be canceled in case payment is not received by the deadline. 
Please note that cancellation after payment will not be allowed.
In the event that the course should not push through due to circumstances beyond the control of JFM, a refund will be made in accordance with regulations.

Course Objective "Can-do"

To be able to read, write and type words written in Katakana.
To be able to read simple sentences written in Hiragana/Katakana.

Teaching Materials Used

You can learn Katakana interactively with the course study materials found on the "JF Japanese e-Learning Minato", and attend the teacher support Classroom Lessons.
The Classroom Lessons will focus on the contents of the MARUGOTO Japanese Language & Culture Starter A1 coursebook "Katsudoo".  

Note:
Study materials for this course are provided under the assumption that they are being accessed on a computer. Other devices do not meet the recommended environment.

Reference:
In addition to the course study materials, you can learn more effectively by using Katakana Memory Hint, an app developed by the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai. Please download it.

App Store (iOS) 
Google Play (Android) 
Amazon (Android)  

About Live Lesson

About the Classroom Lesson

This course includes Three Classroom Lessons and a Reading Test to be held during the third Classroom Lesson at the Japan Foundation Manila.
(http://jfmo.org.ph/about-us/)
 Below is the schedule of the Classroom Lessons (CL) and Reading Test (RT):
10:00 am to 12 nn (Manila time)
CL1: January 5, 2019 
CL2: January 12, 2019
CL3 and RT : January 19, 2019

Completion Requirements

Passing Score: Score of 60 points or higher

The allocation of points is as follows:
・Study Progress                           40%
・Online Test                                 25%
・Reading Test                              25%
・Classroom Lesson Attendance  10%

Note:
・You can take the Online Test once you have completed all of the exercises (100% Study Progress).
You will not be issued a certificate of attendance if you do not take the Reading Test.

Instructor Introduction

Mae

Mae

Keli

Keli

Ishida 

Ishida

Course Operator

About Payment of Course Fee

About payment of course fee
For those who have been selected based on the December 4 email, please make your payments at the JFM office. Only cash payments will be accepted.
Payment period: December 4 - 11 (Office hours weekdays: 10: 00 - 17: 30, Saturdays: 9: 00 - 13: 00)
Course fee: 1,000 pesos
Payment deadline: December 11, 2018, 17:30 (Manila time). For those accepted from the waitlist, payment deadline will be informed through email.
Your eligibility for this course will be canceled in case payment is not received by the deadline. 
Please note that cancellation after payment will not be allowed.
In the event that the course should not push through due to circumstances beyond the control of JFM, a refund will be made in accordance with regulations.

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

    • Application Period
    • Japanese Time
    • YYYY/MM/DD hh:mm
    • 2018/11/21 01:00 - 2018/12/04 00:59
    • Attendance Period
    • Japanese Time
    • 15 December 2018 01:00AM - 26 January 2019 00:59AM
    • Selection Result Notification Day
    • Japanese Time
    • around 15:00 on 4th of December 2018
    • Course Type
    • Tutor Support
    • Capacity
    • 20 Places (Selection)
    • Level of Japanese
    • A1
    • Study Category
    • Kana (Japanese Alphabet), Vocabulary, Reading
    • Language of Explanation
    • English
    • Expected Hours of Study
    • 20 Hour(s)
    • Course Operator
    • Manila
    • Course Fee
    • 1,000 pesos