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Old 11-11-2012, 09:34 PM   #7681
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I'm thinking of signing up at this sch, Learn Japanese In Singapore- Enjoy learning Japanese in our Fun 8-week classes! ... trying to find more info first
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:06 PM   #7682
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I'm thinking of signing up at this sch, Learn Japanese In Singapore- Enjoy learning Japanese in our Fun 8-week classes! ... trying to find more info first
Seems funny heh.

it looks to me that the school that is published in this website is Beyond Language School.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/9/infohb.png/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/62/beyondl.png/

Look at the course titles and the number of terms...

Even the testimonials are the same.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/203/beyond3.png/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/beyond2.png/

Although i don't teach new Beginner classes anymore, due to uninterested students dropping out halfway, i believe there's a need for potential students to know about what school they are going to enrol in. Why create another website called LearnJapaneseinSingaporenow.com when it can be linked to Beyond Japanese School website?
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:43 PM   #7683
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hi all..

I am actually thinking of picking up Japanese language but is contemplating between Bunka or Ikoma.

Can somebody advise which school should I go for and why? Thanks!!
SouHyde, Ikoma or Hougang Japanese School would be more well rounded. Also, in the event that you decide to switch schools, other schools like Pyasses, NUS Extension also use the same book as Ikoma and sister publication books from Hougang.
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:26 AM   #7684
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thx dimitri and mousepad!!
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:29 PM   #7685
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Ikoma IMO
I first studied elementary JP in Bunka then go through elementary again with my friend in Ikoma.

Bunka is faster paced and covers more but Ikoma is more balanced and I find it more suitable for a new learner. I also find Minna no Nihongo easier to digest compared to Bunka textbooks so that is another plus point if you have no prior knowledge.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:02 PM   #7686
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I don't think Bunka is too fast paced now given that it has added another elementary level to become 3 and the content is still the same. I haven't found it fast even when there were only 2 elementary levels but it's true that if you pick Bunka, you would have to stick with it till the end of intermediate cos of the difference in structure with other school.
Anyway Bunka is awesome if you are in the right class. I've been lucky most of the time except for when i was in Intermediate 2 so it has been pretty good for me.
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Old 15-11-2012, 03:54 PM   #7687
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Hello I need some advices from fellow Japanese learners here.

I am currently done with Japanese 2 in NUS, uses Minna No Nihongo 1-2. I want to continue next semester but might not have the time due to clashes with clinical attachment.

I am thinking of taking up a night class in Ikoma to continue learning, is it possible to join the intermediate class or would I be going to basic 2?

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Old 15-11-2012, 06:02 PM   #7688
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Hi

Can any1 advise basic class at ikoma by 3rd lesson will be learning till what? Wanted to join new class but right now they asked me to join on going class starting 3rd lesson meaning 1st & 2nd lesson will be a quick make up class.
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Old 15-11-2012, 06:24 PM   #7689
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Taopokz: intermediate 1.

Peiling: I think is hiragana...
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Old 15-11-2012, 06:40 PM   #7690
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Thanks 😊 if it's not too difficult then I think I can start going. If I complete all basic 4 term in ikoma should be able to go for n5 in next June?

Not sure if I can complete in time for June since its only 1 lesson a week..
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Old 15-11-2012, 07:16 PM   #7691
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Next Dec. Jun will be hard
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Old 15-11-2012, 07:32 PM   #7692
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Thanks 😊 if it's not too difficult then I think I can start going. If I complete all basic 4 term in ikoma should be able to go for n5 in next June?

Not sure if I can complete in time for June since its only 1 lesson a week..
next sat is my third class=) me also once a week on saturday. i also wish to take the n5, aiming at june too.
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Old 15-11-2012, 07:42 PM   #7693
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Mousepad.. If I join sun class will be 3rd class le.. I will miss out 1st & 2nd class.. Is it tough? Hmmm seems impossible to take in jun n5?
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Old 15-11-2012, 07:53 PM   #7694
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Mousepad.. If I join sun class will be 3rd class le.. I will miss out 1st & 2nd class.. Is it tough? Hmmm seems impossible to take in jun n5?
i dont think it is impossible to catch up the 1st and 2nd lesson. just alot of memorising. for me i always make an effort to go through the things i learnt on the train to work. you definately will be able to catch up but of course you must put in some work on your part.
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Old 15-11-2012, 08:00 PM   #7695
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mousepad what I mean was below reply by dimitrimentioned to take n5 in jun might be hard. Dec will be fine..
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