The aims of this course is to acquire the basic knowledge of Japanese culture, to discuss what is culture, and to summarize them as a final report.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:1) enjoy and appreciate Japanese culture, 2) explain original aspects of Japanese culture, 3) write some essays about Japanese culture as a final report.
Iroha song, classical Japanese poetry, haiku, Japanese gag and pun, palindrome, tongue twister, shiritori game, proverb, folding screen picture, ink painting, Japanese woodblock printings, nursery rhyme
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Topics change every lesson. Every lesson contains examples and questions for group discussions. Attendance is taken in every class. A final report is the most essential.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Students will participate in one of 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.||Acquiring the higher level of language skills and the profound knowledge of Japanese culture.|
Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.
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.