This course is for students who have already completed the beginner's level. The four-skill exercises will be conducted based on topics. The course will further introduce more pre-intermediate level vocabulary and sentence patterns. The course will help students acquire practical Japanese skills through task-oriented exercises.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) read short sentences and obtain information;
2) explain feelings and opinions in brief.
Japanese, pre-intermediate level, reading, writing
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students will focus on task activities in the classroom.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||L1 Fast Food (Discussion Topic: Advantages and disadvantages of fast food)||L1 grammar|
|Class 2||L1 Fast Food / L2 Earthquake (Discussion Topic: Tips for earthquake safty)||L1 composition, L2 grammar|
|Class 3||L2 Earthquake||L2 composition|
|Class 4||L3 Children nowadays (Introduce recent topics and discuss)||L3 grammar|
|Class 5||L3 Children nowadays / L4 Japanese image (Read charts and explain)||L3 composition, L4 grammar|
|Class 6||L4 Japanese image|
|Class 7||Examination, Feedback|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Chuu kyuu e ikoo (3 A Corporation)
Not specified, handouts will be given in class
Assignment 20%, examination 80% (written exam 70%, interview 10%)
Students must have finished Basic Japanese 4 or the equivalent level.
You must reserve your place in the class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to attend the class without reservation.