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||L6 Japanese invention (Discussion Topic: Inventions in Japan and your country)||L6 grammar|
|Class 2||L6 Japanese invention / L7 Recycling and the flea market (Discussion Topic: Recyling in Japan and your country)||L6 composition, L8 grammar|
|Class 3||L7 Recycling and the flea market / L8 Aizuchi (responses) (Discussion Topic: Interjections in Japanese and other languages)||L8 composition|
|Class 4||L8 Aizuchi (responses) / L6 composition revision||L7 grammar|
|Class 5||L10 Way of using words (How to use honorifics in Japanese)||L7 composition, L10 grammar|
|Class 6||L10 Way of using words ( Master basic honorifics in Japanese) / Presantation: L6 composition "Inventions in my country"|
|Class 7||Examination, interview|
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.
Chukyu e ikoo (3A corporation)
Not specified: handouts will be provided in the classroom.
Assignment 20%, presentation 10%, examination 70% (written exam 60%, interview 10%)
Students must have finished Intermediate Japanese 1 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.