This course aims to acquire academic Japanese competence. Especially, the students are requested to present the virtue of the book （book review) to the audience using fundamental communication skills.
The following competence can be acquired after this class;1) the confidence of having read through the whole book written by the native speaker of Japanese2) selective competence of choosing importance from a large amount of the data for the audience.
reading, selection, summary, confidence
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Introduction of the book which each student has chosen and presented the virtue of the book.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Discuss what one of the most difficult things to read a book in a presented foreign language is.|
|Class 2||Look for a book which you want to read most.||Look for a book which you want to read most.|
|Class 3||Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover.||Discuss how to read a book from cover to cover.|
|Class 4||Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.||Discuss how to use reading strategies when you encounter difficulty specifically in cultural contexts.|
|Class 5||Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content. Find and arrange proper speech styles.||Discuss how to tell audiences how much your book is interesting without introducing its content. Find and arrange proper speech styles.|
|Class 7||Presentation. 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.
Course materials will be provided during the class.
Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.
Only the second year international student can take this course.
You cannot miss the first day of this course.
GSEP Students must choose the course for GSEP Students.