Japanese, Introduction to Language and Culture



This course teaches a basic ‘survival’ repertoire of spoken Japanese and introduces some central aspects of Japanese culture, including the writing system. As much use as possible is made of authentic materials. This course will take place only if there are sufficient enrolments to make it viable.

Date, Time, and Place

Thursdays, 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m., beginning on 15 September 2022, in the Centre for Language and Communication Studies, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dublin 2.


The course lasts for twenty-four weeks, divided into two terms.

Course Fees

€395 payable in advance (reduced fee for unemployed persons and those in receipt of social welfare pension). This fee is strictly non-refundable once the course has commenced.


Further information available from www.tcd.ie/slscs/clcs, E: clcsinfo@tcd. ie, T: 01 896 1560. Applications should be made before 2 September 2022. Please note: You must be 18 years of age or older to enrol in the CLCS evening language courses.