This course is for students who have completed Intermediate Japanese 5-6, as well as for students who have achieved JLPT N2 level.
The aim of this course is to help students:
1) learn the knowledge of reading strategies and acquire effective reading skills through focused reading practices using various types of works;
2) practice how to present the content of the information they have chosen based on their interest to other students along with their opinions.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) read and understand complicated Japanese;
2) discuss a wide range of topics and write reports.
Intermediate and Advanced level(JLPT N2), reading, discussing, writing
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Each class will focus on a different topic. Students are required to attend every class and to take the final exam (mandatory).
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation About reading strategies|
|Class 2||Reading strategies and reading, Discussion 1||Understand reading strategies / Read some texts using the strategies / Discussion|
|Class 3||Reading strategies and reading, Discussion2||Understand reading strategies / Read some texts using the strategies / Discussion / Report|
|Class 4||Reading strategies and reading, Discussion3||Understand reading strategies / Read some texts using the strategies, Discussion|
|Class 5||Reading strategies and reading, Discussion4||Understand reading strategies / Read some texts using the strategies / Discussion / Report|
|Class 6||Reading strategies and reading, Discussion5||Understand reading strategies / Read some texts using the strategies / Discussion|
|Class 7||Final exam and feedback||Final report|
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 assignment and final exam.
Only for international students who have completed Intermediate Japanese 6 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.