Date of Course:
To be advised
To be advised
60 hours / 30 days
Mode of Training:
Japanese 3 is the third of three Japanese modules. Participants who complete Japanese 1, 2 & 3 (or 180 hours) of Japanese language instruction may take an external language proficiency test - The Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Level 5 (JLPT 5).
Japanese 3 introduces participants to the Japanese language and its use in everyday situations. Participants will be able to identify the different systems in Japanese writing. Emphasis will be given to developing participants’ speaking and listening skills to communicate in simple Japanese. Participants will also be able to read longer elementary Japanese text and write longer notes and letters.
- Japanese food culture
- Traditional Japanese arts, sports, entertainment and costume
- Renting an apartment in Japan
- Taking a taxi
- Visiting a doctor
- Verbs in informal negative form
- Plain form of verbs, nouns, ‘i’ and ‘na’ adjectives
- Conditional sentences
- Subordinate clauses
- When to use the particle ‘ga’ and ‘o’
- Expressions ‘Please don't...’; ‘must...’; ‘need not…’
- Expression of ability or possibility
- Expression ‘before a certain time’/’before I did something’
- Expression of challenges/difficulties
- Expression of hope or request
- Expression of an experience
- Expression of multiple actions/things
- Expressions ‘to become’ using ‘i’ and ‘na’ adjectives, and nouns
- Expression of agreement
- Expression of contrast ‘but’
- Expression ‘I think that…’
- Expression ‘It is said/mentioned that…
- Expression to encourage/advise someone to do something or make a suggestion
- Expression ‘you must…’
- Expressions of time or an appointment
- Expressions of someone doing you a favour; when you do a favour for someone
- Expressions of personal opinion, situation, and request
- Expression of a completed action
Participants who would like to develop basic reading, speaking, listening and writing proficiency in the Japanese language.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Participants must have had completed Japanese 2 before they are able to proceed with Japanese 3.
Award / Certification / Accreditation
If a participant…
- Fails the assessment but meets 75% attendance – participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance
- Meets 75% attendance and passes the assessment - participant will receive a Certificate of Performance
| ||Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above ||Singapore PRs/Foreigners|
|Funding available||50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)||Nil|
|Course Fees Payable||$330.60 (incl. of GST)||$620.60 (incl. of GST)|
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
2. For more information on National Silver Academy (NSA), please click here
1. National Sliver Academy Funding
Participants who are Singaporean, aged 50 years and above in the year of course commencement, can
enjoy a subsidy of 50% off course fee (capped at $500 per course).
As part of:
Funding Validity Period: Till 30 Jun 2019
2. SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.
Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:
Online Courses - firstname.lastname@example.org
All other Courses - email@example.com
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:
- 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
- Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
- On or after date of commencement - No refund
- There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.
The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.
The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
Registration may be closed once seats are filled up
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.
b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.