This course aims to acquire academic Japanese competence. Especially, the students are requested to present the virtue of the book （book review) to the audience using fundamental communication skills.
The following competence can be acquired after this class;1) the confidence of having read through the whole book written by the native speaker of Japanese2) selective competence of choosing importance from a large amount of the data for the audience.
reading, selection, summary, confidence
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Introduction of the book which each student has chosen and presented the virtue of the book.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Discuss what one of the most difficult things to read a book in a presented foreign language is.|
|Class 2||Look for a book which you want to read most.||Look for a book which you want to read most.|
|Class 3||Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover.||Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover.|
|Class 4||Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.||Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.|
|Class 5||Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content.||Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content.|
|Class 6||Find and arrange proper speech styles.||Find and arrange proper speech styles.|
Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.
Only the second year international student can take this course.
On the first day of this course, we will have a placement test.
You cannot miss it, or you cannot take this course.
The placement will be conducted with a computer readable mark drawing way.
You must have some pencils and a plastic eraser with you.
GSEP Students must choose the course for GSEP Students.