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About the classes: It is 100% tailor-made to the needs of the students such as: travelling on business or for pleasure, living short/long term in Japan, building rapport with Japanese friends, colleagues or relatives, or personal interests in the Japanese culture. It is progressive and cumulative.
Your Japanese proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:
A1 - Beginner:
A2 - Elementary:
B1 - Intermediate:
B2 - Independent:
C1 - Advanced:
C2 - Proficient:
Why learn Japanese? Japanese is not as difficult as you might think. While it's true that it uses three different alphabets (hiragana, katakana and kanji) and that it can be declined in many forms and degrees of politeness, Japanese is easy to pronounce and easy to pick up.
Japan has one of the biggest economies in the world and is one of the most important players in business, manufacturing, electronics, research and entertainment. If you work in a related field chances are you will compete or collaborate with the Japanese!
If not, learning Japanese will bring you closer to a unique and fascinating culture that has been shaped through history by other great Asian civilizations: India, China and Korea.
An international center of business, arts and culture, Toronto is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world and the fourth largest in North-America, after Mexico City, New York and Los Angeles. While English is the most widely used language in the city, the use of many other languages has grown in recent years. These include, most importantly, Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, Punjabi, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, among others.