This course is aimed at students who have finished Topic Oriented Japanese 15 / Japanese Kanji :Basic 1 (or those who have studied about 150 kanji). Students will learn basic Kanji often used for daily life and campus life. The aim of this course is to help students acquire further knowledge of Kanji system and skills for recognizing Kanji through various class activities.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) pronounce and understand various basic-level Kanji combination words;
2) expand their vocabulary.
Kanji, shape, pronunciation, meaning, combination, network
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students will learn 18 new kanji in each class. Class activities will be offered to help students acquire knowledge of kanji and skills for actual usage. Students are given assignments in every class, and are required to take the final exam.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Kanji for dairy life （病・院・地・鉄・銀・・）Level test / Class guidance / Review||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.|
|Class 2||Kanji for dairy life (言・考・思・知・運・・）||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.|
|Class 3||Kanji for dairy life （番・号・部・屋・体・・）/ Kanji skill (Radicals)||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, combinations and kanji skill (radicals).|
|Class 4||Kanji for dairy life （都・県・市・区・同・・） / Kanji skill (Kanji with same pronunciation)||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, combinations and kanji skill(Kanji with same pronunciation) .|
|Class 5||Kanji for students life （意・具・調・冷・熱・・）/ Kanji skill (Category of Kanji)||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, combinations and kanji skill (Category of Kanji).|
|Class 6||Kanji for students life （研・究・発・表・堂・・）||Students will learn Kanji shape, pronunciation, meaning, and combinations.|
|Class 7||Final examination and Feedback||Review of Kanji combination|
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.
Will be introduced in the class
Class performance 20%, Assignment 20%, Final examination 60%.
Students are required to attend more than 60% of the scheduled classes to take the final exam.
Only for international students whose Japanese proficiency is equivalent to upper-basic level with knowledge of about 150 kanji. Applicants who have not passed TOJ15 / Japanese kanji: Basic 1 are required to take Kanji level test.
Tuesday 15：15-16：15 (Contact by E-mail in advance to schedule an appointment)
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.