This course is for students who have already completed elementary Japanese.
We aim to improve listening/speaking skills of lower intermediate Japanese through familiar topics.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
1. Improve accuracy in listening
2. Develop appropriate expressions of spoken Japanese used in real life
3. Learn how to provide an understandable explanation
The most important thing is that after seven weeks, each of you would have achieved your own goal and feel your listening/speaking skills have improved.
accuracy, appropriateness, comprehensibility
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
We will practice accurate listening, natural conversation, and clear explanations of familiar subjects following the textbook. Quizzes and homework will be assigned.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation & placement test|
|Class 2||Unit1 I look forward to your support.-- Introducing oneself||mastering today's vocabulary, writing an essay "Self-introduction."|
|Class 3||Unit9 The game that was popular in my childhood was roller-skating -- talking about your childhood||mastering today's vocabulary, writing an essay "My childhood"|
|Class 4||Unit12 If you are going to learn a foreign language, you should learn it from a native speaker of that country -- expressing your opinion.||mastering today's vocabulary, writing an essay "Significance of studying abroad."|
|Class 5||Unit23 It’s a friendly atmosphere since you can see the ocean --Introducing your favorite place||mastering today's vocabulary, writing an essay "My favorite place."|
|Class 6||Unit30 It says “ at least five people” -- making an inquiry||mastering the vocabulary covered in the previous lessons, selecting and revising an essay to make the final speech|
|Class 7||Quiz, Final Speech1||making a speech, understanding each others' speech|
|Class 8||Final Speech2||making a speech, understanding each others' speech|
Weekly J: Nihongo de Hanasu 6-shuukan, Bonjinsha
You will need over 60% to pass this course: attendance 70%, is mandatory; class contribution and assignments 30%, quiz/presentation 70%.
No prerequisite. Only international students who have an elementary level of Japanese skills.
You must reserve your seat of this class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to attend the course without your reservation.