Communication Skill in Japanese Industry II

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Takemura Jiro  Kobayashi Yoshinao  Kikura Hiroshige  Akasaka Hiroki  Iida Katsuyoshi  Morikawa Junko  Sasaki Yoshizumi  Kimura Takahide  Imamura Satoshi  Higuchi Masayoshi  Wen Yingyi  Fujii Sumio 
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Spring Semester

Outline of lecture

Required language and communication skills for the working environment in Japan vary depending on the types of industries and types of work. This class is designed for the students who are aiming or considering a job/internship opportunity in Japan. In this class, lecturers are invited from specific companies and the students have lectures about general introduction, working environment, especially language environment, and required communication/language skills of the companies. After having the lectures, the students visit a company to see actual working conditions.

Purpose of lecture

Through the studies in the class and the company visit, the students are expected to set their own targets of language ability at the time of internship and graduation based on their desired working place conditions. The student will also make her/his own study plan for promoting the language and communication skills with the guidance of instructors.

Plan of lecture

This class is scheduled Wednesday afternoon after 3pm at the class room, W331.
The first lecture and orientation will be held on May 21.

May 21: Orientation & 1st lecture on Chemical Industry
May 28: 2nd lecture on Nuclear Power Industry
June 4: 3rd lecture on Mechanical and Production Industry
June 4: 4th lecture on Construction Industry
June 11: 5th lecture on Material and Metal Industry
June 18: 6th lecture on Internet and Sevice Industry

After the lectures, commpany visits will be arranged.
Details of the comapny visit will be announced.

Textbook and reference

Handout will be uploaded in OCWi or or distributed at the class.

Related and/or prerequisite courses

Other language and communication programs are strongly recommended.


Short Quiz after each class
Report including Study plan

Comments from lecturer

This class is aiming to motivate the students in their own language study. To maximize the efficiency of the study the students should also take classes of Language Program, Japanese class in particular.

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