ICHIBAN : Japan Work & Education Centre


Beginner Level

This level allows true beginners to build their first foundations in English. All four skills (reading/writing/listening/speaking) are gradually introduced and practised in communicative activities. The course also systematically builds students’ vocabulary and provides simple dictionary training. The course provides a focus on basic grammar as it is one of the key enabling skills for allowing language learners to effectively develop their overall ability.

After studying the Beginner course, learners should:

• Be able to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
• Be able to introduce himself/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
• Be able to interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.