This course is for students who have completed the basic level, specifically for those who are still not confident in their Japanese when they speak with Japanese people. This course will focus on various interesting topics to be shared with the class.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
- communicate in Japanese without problem;
- enjoy conversation with Japanese people;
- express their opinions in Japanese.
Japanese, pre-intermediate level, conversation, speech
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course will promote students' ability to practically use the expressions and vocabulary which they have already learned in Basic Japanese courses through familiar topics.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Lesson 1 Living environment and Life (1): To talk about the environment where you live||Composition (1)|
|Class 2||Lesson 2 Living environment and Life (2): To talk about your daily life||Presentation (1)|
|Class 3||Lesson 3 Transportation and Travel (1): To talk about the Japanese transportation system||Composition (2)|
|Class 4||Lesson 4 Transportation and Travel (2): To talk about your experience of your trip||Presentation (2)|
|Class 5||Lesson 5 Society and Technology (1): To talk about the social problems||Composition (3)|
|Class 6||Lesson 6 Society and Technology (2) : To talk about the progress of science and technology||Presentation (1)|
|Class 7||Summary and test||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.
Not specified (materials will be provided in class if necessary)
To be specified in class if necessary
participation (10%), homework (10%), test (80% including interview (10%)).
Only for international students who have completed Basic 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.