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Speak Japanese!

Speak Japanese!MLC by Temasek Polytechnic
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  • Beginner Level
  • 14 Micro-Learning Sessions
  • 167 min. of Experiential Content
  • 156 Learning Actions
  • Group Discussions & Sharing
  • Offline Access
  • Lifetime Access via Mobile and Web
  • Digital Certificate shareable on LinkedIn
This Course is Certificated by Temasek Polytechnic

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Going to visit Japan and want to know the basics? Just curious to understand the language? This 'micro-learning course' is a fun and easy way to learn the basic alphabet and sounds in Japanese. Have fun practicing the sounds and meet other learners in the group. We look forward to hearing your self-introductions in Japanese. Learn the basics in just 10 minutes a day. Ganbattekudasai! 

What will you learn

What is this 'Micro-Learning Course' about?

This course will equip participants with introductory-level Japanese language skills such as pronunciation, greetings, self-introduction, expressing numbers, countries and nationalities.

Who is this course designed for?

Learners with no prior knowledge in the Japanese language and who are keen to learn the Japanese language at the introductory level.

What will you take away?

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Pronounce Romaji (Romanized) characters

  • Express numbers in Japanese

  • Communicate using basic Japanese greetings and expressions

  • Give a self-introduction in Japanese

Session Overview

  1. Before We Begin…

  2. Introduction Japanese

  3. Clear Sounds and Voiced Sounds

  4. Combined Sounds

  5. Double Consonants and Long Vowels

  1. Daily Greetings and Expressions (Part 1)
  2. Daily Greetings and Expressions (Part 2)
  3. Count 1 - 10 & Telephone Numbers
  4. Count 11 - 59
  5. Count 60 - 1000
  6. List 10 Country Names & Nationalities
  7. List 10 Country Languages
  8. Challenge : Introducing Yourself
  9. To Sum Up

Learner Reviews

"The program was useful as I managed to pick up a few basic Japanese phrases and words in quite a short time! And it's really useful for work as my job is in tourism, and there are many Japanese travellers coming over. It's a very straightforward program, free and easy to learn! I really enjoyed learning on Gnowbe as I can embark on a learning journey on the go, just within your fingertips."
- Muhammad Mahadhir
"The program is very useful, especially there are "flashcards" that I can always look back. The recording of a native Japanese is also very useful, it will correct my pronunciation. I find it easy to learn, as they are simple quiz after each lesson to refresh my memory. It was not a stressful process, as I can take my own time to complete the lesson."
- Poh Leng Seah
"It was great that the presentations were put online, that way I can follow in the lesson and not have to worry about frantically take down notes and worry about not getting everything."
- Roszanah AB Rahman
"For a bite-size learning module, this is fun and interesting. It was easy to learn, and we can always refer to past sessions to recap. A good creation of a mobile elearning tool."
- Rosalind Lim
Accredited by Temasek Polytechnic

Beyond their core business of conducting full-time courses for students, Temasek Polytechnic is also committed to the practical re-skilling and professional development of adult learners. They believe in helping individuals and organisations equip themselves with the necessary skills to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy.

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