This course is for students who have already completed elementary Japanese.
We aim to improve the listening skill of lower intermediate Japanese through familiar topics.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
1. Improve accuracy in grammar
2. Develop appropriate expressions
3. Attain the N3 level of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test
The most important thing is that after seven weeks, each of you would have achieved your own goal and feel your speaking skills have improved.
listening skill, accuracy, appropriateness, N3 level of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
We will practice accurate listening comprehension of familiar subjects following the textbook. Explanations will be given when you are confused. Homework will be assigned.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation and placement test|
|Class 2||Chapter2-① Recognizing the Question on Patterns||appropriate utterance, appropriate response, task comprehension|
|Class 3||Chapter2-② Recognizing the Question on Patterns||getting the point, understanding the overview|
|Class 4||Chapter3-① Understanding the Language Around You||on the street, weather forecast/traffic report|
|Class 5||Chapter3-② Understanding the Language Around You||at school, at work, at the hospital and shops|
|Class 6||Chapter4-① Identifying the Topic of Discussion||describing people and objects, place/direction/location|
|Class 7||Chapter4-② Identifying the Topic of Discussion||numbers/figures/making calculations, order/comparison|
|Class 8||Review & Final Exam.||checking how much of the material you have achieved|
Nihongo So-Matome N3 Listening Comprehension (ASUKU Publishing)
You will need over 60% to pass this course: attendance 70%, is mandatory; class contribution 10%, assignments 10%, quiz/presentation 80%.
No prerequisite. Only for international students who have 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.