This course aims at first-time learners of the Japanese language. Students will learn the basic of Japanese grammar and vocabulary for everyday situations and become capable of having a conversation. This course also provides some information about Japanese culture and society.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
・Understand basic Japanese structure, grammar, and vocabulary and will be able to use it daily.
・Speak in Japanese about daily activities including greetings, self-introduction, words for everyday goods, time and place, express opinions and comments using simple sentences.
Japanese, basic level, conversion, communication
Students will gain knowledge of basic Japanese language structures and words to promote language proficiency. To prepare for class, students should read the course schedule and check up on new terms. Towards the end of every lesson, students are given assignments and are expected to turn it in in the next class.
|第1回||Unit1 Introducing yourself (phrase 1)||Greetings and numbers(1-10) Self-introduction|
|第2回||Unit1 Introducing yourself (phrase 2 and 3)||I like…|
|第3回||Unit2 Asking for direction||"arimasuka"|
|第4回||Unit3 Shopping||How much?, numbers (10-10000)"- kudasai", adjectives|
|第5回||Unit4 Convenience stores and restaurants (phrase 1 and 2)||"-onegaishimasu"|
|第6回||Unit4 Convenience stores and restaurants (phrase 3 and 4)||"-nandesuka"|
|第7回||Unit5 Asking permission||"V-temo iidesuka"|
|第8回||Unit6 Making requests||"V-te kudasai"|
|第9回||Unit7 Transportation||"doyatte", "donokurai"|
|第10回||Unit8 Talking about plans and activities||"V-masho", vebv past tense, "V-tai desu"|
|第12回||Unit9 Talking about impressions||"Do desuka", "Do deshitaka", adjectives|
|第13回||Unit10 Eating Review||"Donna", "-sodesu"|
|第14回||Review, Making a small conversation|
|第15回||Examination and feedback|
Ogata Yukiko, Sumitani Kana, Hidari Yasuko and Watanabe Yukiko "NIHONGO FUN & EASY Survival Japanese Conversation for Begginers" ASK, ISBN-13: 978-4872177213, ￥1900+tax
1) Daily Performance in Class 30%
2) Final Examination 70%
This course is opened only for students taking part in a specific program.