Foreign Languages Centre

Learn Japanese with us

FLC Japanese GPJapan is one of the largest economies in the World, and a high-tech leader in fields such as optical media, semiconductor manufacturing, industrial robotics, and fermentation processes. Culturally Japan has also greatly influenced not only Asia but the World, from religious beliefs, ethics, and aesthetics to manga and anime.

Our course provides a popular introduction to the language through literature, magazines, film and music.

Based on a communicative approach to learning, you will learn practical language that you will be able to use in every day conversations. In addition, you will develop cultural awareness of the Japanese speaking world. A world of 2.5 million native speakers, with over half of these speakers living outside of Japan.

Along with your teacher, Satoko Suzui, we very much look forward to welcoming you to our course.

Choosing the correct language level

Use the information below to choose the correct language level for you.

Complete Beginner 

This level has been designed for you if you have never studied Japanese before.

This level will give you a basic introduction to the language.

Registration for our Japanese Complete Beginner courses is now closed. If you wish to be informed about registration for Semester 2, please email us now.

Lower Intermediate 

This level has been designed for you if you can already use Japanese to speak about familiar topics.

You should join this level if you can:

  • understand basic instructions
  • take part in a basic factual conversation on a predictable topic
  • understand basic written notices
  • complete basic forms, and write notes including times, dates and places

Registration for our Japanese Lower Intermediate courses is now closed. If you wish to be informed about registration for Semester 2, please email us now.