Level Period Curriculum
Beginner’s Level 6 months Linguistic knowledge (the character/vocabulary/grammar)

l Acquisition of hiragana and katakana words, kanji 300 letters, about 2,000 words of vocabulary

l Basic sentence pattern.

Communication (speaking and hearing)

l Can execute problem by easy communication from storage of communication and conversation.

l Can get the linguistic communication considering human relations with partners.

Reading and Writing

l Can understand written notices or regulations.

l Can understand short letters or mails.

l Can write sentences using complex sentences about familiar topics.

Intermediate Level 6 months Linguistic knowledge (the character/vocabulary/grammar)

l Acquisition of kanji 1,000 letters, 5,000 words of vocabulary.

l The basic and high level sentence patterns

Communication (speaking and hearing)

l Can communicate with partners about daily topics by using basic sentence patterns without preparations.

l Can convey own opinions or ideas to partners considering their positions.

Reading and Writing

l Can read descriptions on current topics, and understand points of them.

l Can write own opinions or ideas along with simple reasons.

Advanced Level 6 months Linguistic knowledge (the character/vocabulary/grammar)

l Acquisition of kanji 1,500 letters, 8,000 words of vocabulary.

l The high level sentence pattern with function words.

Communication (speaking and hearing)

l Can exchange views and communicate on general topics.

l Can clearly describe in detail on familiar topics of interest.

Reading and Writing

l Can read and summarize the meaning of columns or essays on newspapers.

l Can describe logically along with reasons or examples on familiar topics.

Proficient Level 6 months Linguistic knowledge (the character/vocabulary/grammar)

l Acquisition of kanji 2,000 letters, 10,000 words of vocabulary.

l The high level sentence pattern with function words.

Communication (speaking and hearing)

l Can use Japanese as a communication tool like a native speaker.

l Can express and exchange own ideas and opinions fluently and understand nuances of the communication, depending on its purpose or considering the situation of partners.

Reading and Writing

l Can read long and complicated articles on various topics with full understanding and good reasoning.

l Possible to choose the appropriate style and write various kinds of sentences according to its purposes.