This course is for students who have already completed the intermediate 3 level. The four-skill exercises will be conducted based on topics.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) read sentences and obtain information;
2) present opinions on social issues.
Japanese, intermediate level, reading, writing
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Small-group activities and presentations will be conducted in class.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||L5 My town (Read a description of place)||L5 Reading comprehension|
|Class 2||L5 My town (Explain the town you live/lived )||L5 Composition|
|Class 3||L6 Have to eat on this day (Read descriptions about Japanese food culture)||L6 Reading comprehension|
|Class 4||L6 Have to eat on this day (Describe food culture in your country)||L6 Composition|
|Class 5||L8 First impression (Read factor analysis)||L8 Reading comprehension|
|Class 6||L8 First impression||L8 Composition|
|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 wo Manabo: Nihongo no Bunkei to Hyogen 56, Second edition (3A Network)
not specified, handouts will be given in class
Assignment 20%, examination 80% (written exam 70%, interview 10%)
Students must have finished Intermediate Japanese 3 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.