Marugoto A1-1 (Katsudoo & Rikai) Self-Study Course
This is a course to comprehensively learn about the Japanese language and culture.
In the Katsudoo section of this course, you can gain practical communication skills for everyday situations by listening to a lot of Japanese as you practice speaking. Meanwhile, in the Rikai section, you can systematically learn how Japanese is used in communication. The objective is to gain a comprehensive Japanese ability that includes reading, listening, writing, and speaking.
This is a course where you can thoroughly study from scratch, on your own. If you want to be sure to carefully study not just conversation but also include reading and writing as well, then this course is for you!
This course also includes groups. By participating in the group noticeboard, you can feel your companions learning with you, as you study alone.
Course Objective "Can-do"
Topic １ Japanese
Lesson １ Hello
２．Recognise Japanese characters
Lesson ２ Would you say that again?
３．Use basic classroom expressions
４．Write your name and country in Japanese
Topic ２ Myself
Lesson ３ Nice to meet you
５．Give a simple self introduction
６．Recognise the parts of a business card
Lesson ４ There are three people in my family
７．Talk briefly about your family
８．Tell someone about your family, using a family photo
Topic ３ Food
Lesson ５ What kind of food do you like?
９．Talk about your favorite foods
１０．Offer someone a drink
１１．Talk about your breakfast
Lesson ６ Where are you going to have lunch today?
１２．Say what your favorite dish is
１３．Talk with a friend about where to go for lunch
１４．Read a menu
１５．Order food and drinks at a hamburger shop
Topic ４ Home
Lesson ７ There are three rooms in my home
１６．Say what kind of home you live in
１７．Say what you have in your home
１８．Write an E-mail inviting someone to your home
Lesson ８ It's a nice room
１９．Ask/Say where to put things in the room
２０．Visit / Welcome a friend
２１．Show someone around your home
２２．Recognise the name and address on signs
Topic ５ Daily Life
Lesson ９ What time do you get up?
２３．Say the time you do something
２４．Talk about your daily routine
Lesson １０ What time do you get up?
２５．Talk about your schedule for this week
２６．Talk about when to have a party
２７．Write a birthday card
Teaching Materials Used
You will learn interactively using the Marugoto Japanese Online Course site.
You will manage your study progress, submit assignments, and take tests within the Marugoto Japanese Online Course site.
For more information on study materials, please visit the website introducing the Marugoto Nihongo Online Course. You can also use a trial version.
Passing Score: score of 60 points or higher
The allocation of points is as follows.
・Study progress 50%
* You can take the test if you go over 60% in both the study progress and submitted assignments of each lesson.