With fully qualified native speaker Japanese teachers all around Cork, we will have little problem arranging a language course to cater for your requirements and present Japanese proficiency. Teachers can visit you at your own home or workplace, and classes are arranged to suit your schedule. Your first text book is complimentary - just make sure you pick the most appropriate option from the course packages below:
General Japanese language courses are ideal for students at any level, from complete beginners to advanced learners. These courses are based around developing communication skills in common situations. Your teacher will place an emphasis on vocabulary and grammar, with plenty of speaking, listening, and reading practice. Our general Japanese courses are an ideal way to get started in the language, build on existing skills, or attain a working knowledge before progressing to a business or specialised Japanese course.
As the ideal starting point for a group of people wishing to gain a strong acquaintance with the ins and outs of conversational Japanese, these group classes can be arranged for groups as small as 2 people, and as large as 12 - our only provisos are that the whole class are able to meet at a consistent time and place each week, and are all of the same approximate Japanese level. General courses cover all the grammar and vocabulary you need to gain a practicable advantage in your spoken and written Japanese, and are also an excellent basis for further Japanese study.
Listen & Learn's one-on-one Japanese courses for business are integral in taking your existing Japanese skills and making them indispensible for day-to-day business tasks. Lessons are adapted to suit your particular industry and field, and your teacher can help you master specific skills, such as presentation skills and formal business correspondence. This is the best option for professionals who work for international corporations, as well as businessmen working from abroad or seeking overseas work.
Listen & Learn's group business courses in Japanese are specifically designed to suit small groups (of 2-12 students) who already have a working knowledge of Japanese, but want to focus on language for the business community. Your group should all be at approximately the same language level, have similar learning goals, and be available to study at the same time and location every week. Your teacher will tailormake your course based on the group aims and any specific business communication skills that the group wants to improve, such as negotiation or formal correspondence. Group business Japanese courses are suitable for groups from any private or corporate organisations, for example those who need a higher or more specialised level of Japanese for communication with international colleagues and clients, or those who need to develop particular skills or specialised industry terminology.
Specific purposes Japanese courses are a great boon to people who have already studied Japanese and wish to develop certain facets of their Japanese skills. This can include an array of helpful guidance, including the following:
• Vocabulary related to the industry (legal, HR, engineering, accounting, medical etc.)
• Accent softening and elocution
• Expanding upon existing aspects (writing, speaking, listening, reading etc.)
• Language for travelling
• Communication skills in business (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Writing skills in business (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Historical and cultural sensitivity
If your group of 2-12 Japanese learners require the same set of particular skills as well as a standard language course, our specific purpose group Japanese courses can really help make a difference. So long as the whole group is at about the same stage of learning Japanese, we can help improve their overall understanding by arranging classes focusing on improving the following:
• Elocution and softening of native accent
• Improving specific skills (writing, comprehension, listening, etc.)
• Language for international travel
• Business communication skills (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Vocabulary for relevant industry (e.g. medical, legal, HR, engineering, accounting)
• Cultural and historical sensitivity
"I really enjoyed the program of my Japanese course. Eiko was really organized with my lessons and really professional. She has been as pleasant and as reliable as she has been since I started. I wish I can continue with the course, but I will be moving to Taiwan very soon. I really appreciate your help! Best Regards, Johnny,"
Cork factsThe second most populated city in Ireland after Dublin, Cork has a population of around 120,000 and enjoys not only a rich history but a vibrant cultural life - in 2005 it was the European Capital for Culture. The city is famed for its live music venues, night clubs and late-bars; as well as the diverse combination of state-of-the-art shopping centres and family-owned traditional local shops. Cork's main industries are those of pharmaceuticals (most famously for Viagra) and IT (being the European headquarters of Apple Computers).