MASTER THE BASICS

HIRAGANA | KATAKANA | KANJI

ABOUT
HIRAGANA
KATAKANA
KANJI
WORKSHOP

  • Make life in Japan easier by mastering the basic characters.
  • In this workshop we will show you the basics of hiragana, katakana, and kanji in three two-hour sessions.
  • If there is one in partiuclar you’re struggling with, just take one session, otherwise, have a go at all three!
  • Our workshop focuses on reading and vocabulary, with the goal to not just read, but understand the meaning of the Japanese characters. 
  • Read and learn Japanese vocabulary with our two hour Japanese language sessions!

What you CAN take away from this course

  • Expanded vocabulary and grammar
  • Get more used to the sound of Japanese, and acquire active listening skills
  • Learn tips and tricks to start figuring out your opinions and thoughts in Japanese from what you’ve heard

contents

* You can join one or more workshops

1. Hiragana (2 hours)

  • Increase your vocabulary for daily life through hiragana reading practice
  • Never forget hiragana shapes by learning with mnemonics (visualisation)

2. Katakana (2 hours)

  • Increase your vocabulary while learning the structure and uses of katakana
  • Increase your vocabulary for daily life through katakana reading practice.
  • Learn the differences between hiragana and katakana, and how to learn both in tandem

3. Introduction to Kanji (2 hours)

  • Learn why we need kanji
  • Learn about the origins of kanji
  • Learn basic kanji (numbers, day of the weeks, etc.), focusing on kanji you might encounter in daily life (exit, entrance, push and pull, etc.)
  • Learn best practices for continuing your kanji self-study after the workshop

Application Deadline

Up to 3 days before the workshop

Schedule &
duration

Thursdays 12:00 – 14:00  
  • 1. Hiragana – Every 2nd Thursday
  • 2. Katakana – Every 3rd Thursday
  • 3. Introduction to Kanji – Every 4th Thursday

Number of
students

  • Classes of 2-6 students
  • Online

PRICE

Price per workshop: ¥5,500

All workshops price: ¥16,500

What you will take away from this course:

  • Quickly gain a wide range of vocabulary, so you’ll be able to understand signs and menus while out and about
  • Learn best practices for self-study and how to continue learning Japanese characters after the workshop

CONTENTS

* You can join one or more workshops

1. Hiragana (2 hours)

  • Increase your vocabulary for daily life through hiragana reading practice
  • Never forget hiragana shapes by learning with mnemonics (visualisation)

2. Katakana (2 hours)

  • Increase your vocabulary while learning the structure and uses of katakana
  • Increase your vocabulary for daily life through katakana reading practice.
  • Learn the differences between hiragana and katakana, and how to learn both in tandem

3. Introduction to Kanji (2 hours)

  • Learn why we need kanji
  • Learn about the origins of kanji
  • Learn basic kanji (numbers, day of the weeks, etc.), focusing on kanji you might encounter in daily life (exit, entrance, push and pull, etc.)
  • Learn best practices for continuing your kanji self-study after the workshop

FEATURES

Schedule

Thursdays 12:00 – 14:00

  • 1. Hiragana – Every 2nd Thursday
  • 2. Katakana – Every 3rd Thursday
  • 3. Introduction to Kanji – Every 4th Thursday

Location

Online

Number of students

Classes of 2-6 students

Application Deadline

Up to 3 days before the workshop

PRICE

Price per workshop: ¥5,500

All workshops price: ¥16,500

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