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Advanced reading & writing in Japanese 2 (120 EC)

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2016-2017

Admission requirements

Students admitted to MA East Asian Studies 120 ec, Japan track. Successful completion of Advanced reading & writing in Japanese (10 ec) in semester 1.

Description

In this relatively short course, students will focus on developing skills to be able to express and discuss their professional field of study. Language activities are organized in order to develop and enhance logical thinking further. Students will also receive training in developing skills necessary to both present and produce texts about specialized topics including their thesis.

Course objectives

In addition to the development and enhace logical thinking, students will also receive training in developing skills necessary to both present and produce texts about specialized topics including their thesis.

Timetable

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Mode of instruction

Seminar

Course Load

Total : 140 hrs

  • Classes : 24 hrs (2hrsX2/week over 6 weeks)

  • Text reading and class preparations: 40 hrs

  • Preparation for the oral presentation: 16 hrs

  • Preparation for the Kanji Quizzes: 20 hrs

  • Writing Assignments: 20 hrs

  • Extra activity: Japanese internet news site reading etc. : 20 hrs

Assessment method

Participation element (attendance, assignments, Kanji&Vocabulary Quiz): 40%
Oral presentation: 30%
Final exams (reading & writing): 30%

The re-sit exam for the final exam is available to students whose mark of the final exam is insufficient.

Blackboard

Blackboard

Reading list

1.山本富美子(2007)『国境を越えて-本文編』改訂版 新曜社
(ISBN:978-4-7885-1053-1)
2.山本富美子(2008)『国境を越えて-語彙・文法編』 新曜社
(ISBN:978-4-7885-1055-5)
3.担当者作成教材(Additional materials)

Registration

Registration through uSis

Contact

Email: Mw. Dr. Keiko Yoshioka: k.yoshioka@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Remarks

The textbooks1&2 are avairable through the following bookshops.
Local book dealer in Leiden: Van Stockum (leiden@vanstockum.nl), Breestraat 113.
Bookshop in Tokyo:Bonjinsha(凡人社)http://www.bonjinsha.com/(Online)