Online Teacher-Supported Self-Study Courses: Late-Elementary (A2-2)

Our Late-Elementary course, and will cover the second half of the A2 level of the JF Standard. During this course students will work towards the following goals:

  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. basic personal preference, shopping, point of interest in local area, community involvement, etc.)
  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and mattes in areas of immediate need.

Study at your own pace!

There are a variety of FREE websites and apps students can choose from to prepare for the in-person lessons!

We strongly recommend students in our Teacher-Supported Self-Study Courses register for an account with JF Japanese e-Learning Minato, as their comprehensive courses provide everything you need to succeed! Late-Elementary (A2-2) will be based on the following courses on Minato:

There are also additional websites and apps students can use to supplement their learning:

  • MARUGOTO PlusA website that supplements your learning with additional activities, explanations, vocabulary practice, and more!
  • KANJI Memory Hint 3 (iOS | Google Play Android | Amazon): An app for studying the kanji introduced specifically in the Late-Elementary (A2-2) textbooks.


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Course Details and Schedule

Meeting Schedule: 3 Thursday evenings per term, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Eastern Time)
(Total class time for the 3-term course is 9 meetings of 2.5 hours each)

Term 1 (Fall):

Self-study: Topic 1 (Lesson 1, 2)

First meeting:
Thursday, September 29, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 2 (Lesson 3, 4)

Second meeting:
Thursday, October 27, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 3 (Lesson 5, 6)

Third meeting:
Thursday, November 24, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Evaluation: December 1, 2022

Term 2 (Winter):

Self-study: Topic 4 (Lesson 7, 8)

First meeting:
Thursday, January 26, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 5 (Lesson 9, 10)

Second meeting:
Thursday, February 23, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 6 (Lesson 11, 12)

Third meeting:
Thursday, March 23, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Evaluation: March 30, 2023

Term 3 (Spring):

Self-study: Topic 7  (Lesson 13, 14)

First meeting:
Thursday, May 4, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 8 (Lesson 15, 16)

Second meeting:
Monday, June 1, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Self-study: Topic 9 (Lesson 17, 18)

Third meeting:
Thursday, June 29, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Eastern Time

Evaluation: July 6, 2023

Instructor: Kozumi Miya-Woolford

Class Size: The class size of our Teacher-Support Late-Elementary (A2-2) course is limited to 20 students.

Late-Elementary (A2-2) Course Fees: Each term (Fall, Winter, Spring) costs $90. (Completing the entire course from September to July will cost $270.)
*Payment is accepted only on a Term by Term basis.

Once a student has registered in the course and their registration has been confirmed they will be sent a Square invoice (please refer to the registration process). A student’s position in the course is only confirmed once full payment has been received.

Terms and Conditions: For full details on our course policies including our refund policy please refer to the Terms and Conditions.

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To ensure a smooth processing of your application we recommend registering no later than 2 weeks before the start of the term.

If you haven’t yet read the Terms and Conditions, please do so before registering.


Late-Elementary (A2-2) Registration Form