2019 Topic Oriented Japanese 52: Strategic approach to Japanese and culture 2 4QB

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Japanese language and culture courses
Yamamoto Hilofumi 
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Course description and aims

The aim of this class is to explore the difference by comparative methodology. And some uniqueness of the Japanese culture from the viewpoint of the international students will be discussed.

Student learning outcomes

The student may find the things which he/she had not noticed before taking this class. And the students may become interested in the matters related to the Japanese culture.


Japanese culture, Japanese, Japanese society, cross-culture

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Discussion in a small group and presentation.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 introduction choosing topics Homework 1
Class 2 topic1-1 Homework 2
Class 3 topic1-2 Homework 3
Class 4 topic 2-1 Homework 4
Class 5 topic 2-2 Homework 5
Class 6 topic 3-1 Homework 6
Class 7 topic 3-2 Homework 7
Class 8 poster presentation report


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Reference books, course materials, etc.

Will be announced in the classroom.

Assessment criteria and methods

Participation (30%), report(30%), and poster presentation(40%).

Related courses

  • LAJ.T501 : Topic Oriented Japanese 51

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

To be able to speak in English and some in Japanese. In prior to the registration of this course, you must reserve your space at Japanese Language class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web) in advance.


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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