2019 Japanese 3A B

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Komatsu Midori 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed5-6(W113)  
Group
B
Course number
LAJ.J201
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/20
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course aims to acquire academic Japanese competence. Especially, the students are requested to present the virtue of the book (book review) to the audience using fundamental communication skills.

Student learning outcomes

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.

Keywords

reading, selection, summary, confidence

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Introduction of the book which each student has chosen and presented the virtue of the book.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance Discuss what one of the most difficult things to read a book in a presented foreign language is.
Class 2 Look for a book which you want to read most. Look for a book which you want to read most.
Class 3 Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover. Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover.
Class 4 Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts. Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.
Class 5 Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content. Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content.
Class 6 Find and arrange proper speech styles. Find and arrange proper speech styles.
Class 7 Presentation. Presentation.
Class 8 Feedback. Feedback.

Textbook(s)

Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not specified.

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.

Related courses

  • LAJ.J202 : Japanese 3B
  • LAJ.J203 : Japanese 4A
  • LAJ.J204 : Japanese 4B

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Only the second year international student can take this course.
On the first day of this course, we will have a placement test.
You cannot miss it, or you cannot take this course.
The placement will be conducted with a computer readable mark drawing way.
You must have some pencils and a plastic eraser with you.

Other

GSEP Students must choose the course for GSEP Students.

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