2019 Japanese 4A A

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Yamamoto Hilofumi 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed7-8(W931)  
Group
A
Course number
LAJ.J203
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This class aims for the students to acquire a higher level of Japanese competence. Specifically, the students are requested to prepare the seminar on a scientist who had an impact on you.

Student learning outcomes

The following basic skills can be acquired after this class: 1) how to manage and arrange various kinds of documents and material about a theme, 2) selective competence of the use of suitable expressions for your seminar, and 3) the timing to use proper strategies to manage your audience.

Keywords

seminar, preparation, strategy, expression, Japanese culture.

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

Students will learn basic exercises and discuss them. Based on a theme which you select, you will prepare the materials for your seminar.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance Describe what a seminar is.
Class 2 Pick up a scientist who affects your life. Briefly explain a theory by a scientist whom you have chosen.
Class 3 Make your points clear, and prepare for your seminar. Learn what kinds of speech style you should use in a seminar.
Class 4 Seminar 1 Make some comments on the presentions.
Class 5 Seminar 2 Make some comments on the presentations.
Class 6 Seminar 3 Make some comments on the presentations.
Class 7 Feedback. Read comments and discuss how to improve your seminar.
Class 8 How to improve your seminar.

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.J204 : Japanese 4B

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

Only the second year international student can take this course.

Other

GSEP students must choose a class number for GSEP students.

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