The aim of this class is to explore the difference by comparative methodology. And some uniqueness of the Japanese culture from the viewpoint of the international students will be discussed.
The student may find the things which he/she had not noticed before taking this class. And the students may become interested in the matters related to the Japanese culture.
Japanese culture, Japanese people, Japanese language, literature, arts, music, cross-culture
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Discussion in a small group and presentation.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Review from T51: Verbs, A Day in My Life Culture: Food Manner Activity: Natural Speech 6||How to use what you learn; Dictation week 9|
|Class 2||Culture: Manga and Anime Language: Particle 1; Verb conjugation: Cheet Sheet Activity: Natural Speech 7||How to listen to Japanese songs; Dictation week 10|
|Class 3||Culture: Learn words with food packages Language: Particle 2; Adjectives: Cheet Sheet Activity: Natural Speech 8||How to spend your daily life to increase learning chance; Dictation week 11|
|Class 4||Strategy: Monologue Activity: Natural Speech 9 Top 20 food taste expressions and relationships between culture and manner.||How to keep speaking Japanese; Dictation week 12|
|Class 5||Strategy: Giving responses--Aizuchi words Activity: Do you want to have it? Motteru/Mottenai? Japanese caligraphy, Shuji;||How to behave yourself as natural as possible; Dictation week 13|
|Class 6||Strategy: Expressing your feelings; Adjectives Activity: Do you know Godzilla? Shtteru/Shranai? Culture: Hanami/The party place keepers||How to express your feeling in short; Dictation week 14|
|Class 7||How to make a short speech in Japanese at a party. How to make your final report.||Writing a report. Dictation week 15|
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 announced in the classroom.
This class will judge your credit by pass or fail.
Students must present all class activities. No late comer can participate in this class.
All of presentation, report, participation, and visiting activities are required.
Students who miss any of above requirements cannot obtain any credit.
Student's language level must be lower than basic or the equivalent level.
Students must speak in English.
In prior to the registration of this course, you must reserve your space at Japanese Language class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web) in advance.
You must reserve your seat of this class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to take a seat without your reservation.