2019 Topic Oriented Japanese 16: Kanji basic 2 2QA

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Yatabe Yukiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue5-6(W931)  
Group
2QA
Course number
LAJ.T416
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/10
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course is for the students who have finished Topic Oriented Japanese 15 (or those who have studied about 150 kanji). Students will learn basic Kanji which we frequently use in daily life as well as for campus life. The course aims to acquire further knowledge of Kanji system and recognition skills of Kanji by doing class activities.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to
1) pronounce and understand various Kanji combination words at the elementary level.
2) expand their vocabulary.

Keywords

Kanji, shape, pronunciation, meaning, combination, network

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 18 new kanji in each class. Class activities will be offered to acquire the knowledge of kanji and the skills for its usage. The instructor will assign homework in each lecture. Students must take an examination in the final class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Level check test / Class guidance / Review Review of basic kanji
Class 2 Kanji for dairy life (病・院・地・鉄・銀・・) Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.
Class 3 Kanji for dairy life (言・考・思・知・運・・) Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.
Class 4 Kanji for dairy life (番・号・部・屋・体・・)/ Kanji skill (Radicals) Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.
Class 5 Kanji for dairy life (都・県・市・区・同・・) / Kanji skill (Kanji with same pronunciation) Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.
Class 6 Kanji for students life (意・具・調・冷・熱・・)/ Kanji skill (Category of Kanji) Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.
Class 7 Kanji for students life (研・究・発・表・堂・・) Kanji in everyday life
Class 8 Examination and Feedback Kanji network

Textbook(s)

Original material

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Will be introduced in the class

Assessment criteria and methods

Class performance 20%, Assignment 20%, Final examination 60%.

Related courses

  • LAJ.T415 : Topic Oriented Japanese 15
  • LAJ.T427 : Topic Oriented Japanese 27

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

Only for international students who have the ability of Japanese language at the elementary level with about 150 kanji can attend this course. Applicants who have not passed TOJ15 have to take a Kanji level check test.

Other

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.

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