2019 Introduction to Japanese 3B KJ

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Japanese language and culture courses
Yoshida Midori 
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Course description and aims

The objective of this course is to enable students to read, investigate, summarize and make a presentation. In order to improve reading skills, students will learn various reading styles such as intensive reading speed reading extensive reading. Students will also engage in exchanging opinions, introducing books read individually.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be able to:
(1) Read books and understand the real intention of the author.
(2) Choose books which are necessary for (or interests) himself/herself and introduce or discuss about it.


Japanese language, reading comprehension, discussion

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Class will do exercises to understand the real intention of the author, and mainly focus on activities such as having a discussion of the content.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation, Readings in the JLPT N3 level Preview the next lesson's text
Class 2 Lesson 9 (1) Preview the next lesson's text
Class 3 Lesson 9 (2) Write an opinion sentence
Class 4 Lesson 3 Preview the next lesson's text
Class 5 Lesson 14 (1) Write an introductory essay
Class 6 Lesson 14 (2) Preview the next lesson's text
Class 7 Lesson 19 (1) Review the lesson
Class 8 Review Preview the next lesson's text
Class 9 Lesson 19 (2) Preview the next lesson's text
Class 10 Lesson 8 make a speech for introducing your own county's industry
Class 11 Lesson 9 and 10 Prepare the presentation
Class 12 Small group reading (1) Prepare the presentation
Class 13 Small group reading (2) Review the lesson
Class 14 Review and examination Review the lesson
Class 15 Presentation


"Comprehensive Japanese" Beijing University

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Handouts may be provided

Assessment criteria and methods

mid-term exam (25%), final exam(25%)

Related courses

  • LAJ.T102:Introduction to Japanese1B
  • LAJ.T104:Introduction to Japanese2B

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

Prerequisites: Introduction to Japanese 3A
Pre-requisites: Introduction to Japanese 1B, Introduction to Japanese 2B


This course is opened only for Korea-Japan program students.

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