The aim of this course is to acquire academic Japanese competence. Specially, the students are requested to present the virtue of the book （book review) to the audience using fundamental communication skills.
The following competence can be acquired after this class;1) the confidence of having read through the whole book written by the native speaker of Japanese2) selective competence of choosing importance from a large amount of the data for the audience
reading, selection, summary, confidence
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Introduction of the book which each student has chosen and present the virtue of the book.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Discuss what is the most difficult thing to read a book in foreign language.|
|Class 2||Look for a book which you want to read most.||Look for a book which you want to read most.|
|Class 3||How to read a book from cover to cover.||How to read a book from cover to cover.|
|Class 4||How to use reading strategies when you encounter a difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.||How to use reading strategies when you encounter a difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.|
|Class 5||How to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without telling its content.||How to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without telling its content.|
|Class 6||Find and arrange proper speech styles.||Find and arrange proper speech styles.|
|Class 7||Make a presentation.||Make a presentation.|
Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.
Only the second year international student can take this course.