2020 Japanese kanji: Basic 2 2QA

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Yatabe Yukiko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue5-6(W932)  
Group
2QA
Course number
LAJ.T416
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

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.

Student learning outcomes

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.

Keywords

Kanji, shape, pronunciation, meaning, combination, network

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

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

  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

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

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.

Textbook(s)

Original material

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Will be introduced in the class

Assessment criteria and methods

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.

Related courses

  • LAJ.T415 : Japanese kanji: Basic 1
  • LAJ.T427 : Japanese kanji: Intermediate 1

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

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.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

YATABE,Yukiko, yuaranka[at]krc.biglobe.ne.jp

Office hours

Tuesday 15:15-16:15 (Contact by E-mail in advance to schedule an appointment)

Other

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.

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