This course aims to acquire
- presentation skills in Japanese and
- cross-cultural understanding
through discussion on different cultures from various point of view.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) describe their own culture and society,
2) understand the background to cultural difference,
3) give a presentation about Japanese culture and society from their point of view.
Inter-cultural understanding, Introducing one's culture and society on customs, activities, visiting places, etc.
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Topics change in every lesson. Every lesson contains a discussion. Classroom participation and final presentation are mandatory.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation and placement|
|Class 2||Visiting places in Japan||Introduce visiting places in students' home countries.|
|Class 3||Festivals in Japan||Compare and discuss similarities and differences between festivals in Japan and the students' home countries.|
|Class 4||Customs in Japan||Compare and discuss similarities and differences between customs in Japan and the students' home countries.|
|Class 5||Students' presentation 1||Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.|
|Class 6||Students' presentation 2||Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.|
|Class 7||Students' presentation 3||Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.|
|Class 8||Final presentation||Give a presentation to demonstrate an understanding of Japanese culture and society.|
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It is not specified.
Assessment will be conducted based on student's presentation（30%）, discussions（20%） and a final presentation（50%）.
This class is for the intermediate level of international students.
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.