This page is intended for those taking the JET Programme Japanese Language Course (Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course, Pedagogy and Linguistics Course, and the Translation and Interpretation Course) in 2013-2014.
The purpose of the JET Programme Japanese Language Course is to enhance your understanding of Japanese language and culture. If you are taking the Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course, we hope that the textbooks distributed to you each month will incorporate various aspects of life in Japan.
Please note there is a qualifying exam for the Translation and Interpretation Course.
We hope that your participation in this course will not only give you a better understanding of Japanese, the language, but that your daily life and work here will be enriched as a result. Please try your best and work hard to complete this course.
Views on the Japanese Language Course
Course Guide Book
1. Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course Overview
2. JET Programme Participant Contact Information & Confirmation/Japanese Language Course Application Form
3. Pedagogy and Linguistics Course/Translation and Interpretation Course Overview
4. Pedagogy and Linguistics Course/Translation and Interpretation Course Application Form
For those intending to enrol in the Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course, please take the placement test to get an idea of which course is most suitable for you. The placement test should only be used for choosing which Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Course to enrol in. It is not an indication of overall Japanese language ability.