This course aims to learn the basic knowledge of reading strategies and to acquire effective reading skills through focused reading works.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) read and comprehend more complicated topics in Japanese, by using dictionaries.
2)write an essay.
Japanese, intermediate level, reading, writing
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Topics change in every lesson. Students will be supported to acquire self-direct learning skills using portfolio. Every lesson contains a vocabulary quiz. Students must attend every class. A final test is the most essential.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 2||Reading strategies and reading 1||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies Write an essay|
|Class 3||Reading strategies and reading 2||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies Write an essay|
|Class 4||Reading strategies and reading 3||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies|
|Class 5||Reading strategies and reading 4||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies Write an essay|
|Class 6||Reading strategies and reading 5||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies|
|Class 7||Reading strategies and reading 6||Understand reading strategies Read some texts using the strategies Write an essay|
|Class 8||Final test and feedback||Write a report about a current topic.|
Not specified: the instructor will provide handouts in class.
Assessment will be conducted based on essays and a final test.
This course is only for international students and those who have completed Intermediate Japanese 4.
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 any courses without your reservation.