2019 Japanese Culture and Language 1

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Yamamoto Hilofumi 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Undecided ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAJ.C601
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course aims to acquire the basic knowledge of Japanese culture, to discuss what is culture, and to summarize them as a final report.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:1) enjoy and appreciate Japanese culture, 2) explain fundamental aspects of Japanese culture, 3) write some essays about Japanese culture as a final report.

Keywords

Iroha song, classical Japanese poetry, haiku, Japanese gag and pun, wordplay, tongue twister, shiritori game, proverb, folding screen picture, ink painting, Japanese woodblock printings, nursery rhyme

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

Topics change in every lesson. Every lesson contains examples and questions for group discussions. Students must attend every class. A final report is the most essential.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Students will participate in one of the Japanese classes (400 numbering subjects) which fits the students' language ability and learn the viewpoints of their own in terms of Japanese culture through class activities. A higher level of language skills and the profound knowledge of Japanese culture.

Textbook(s)

Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not specified.

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.

Related courses

  • LAJ.C602 : Japanese Culture and Language 2
  • LAJ.C603 : Japanese Culture and Language 3
  • LAJ.C604 : Japanese Culture and Language 4

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

No prerequisite.

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 take a seat without your reservation.

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