Students admitted to MA East Asian Studies 120 ec, Japan track. Successful completion of Advanced reading & writing in Japanese (10 ec) in semester 1.
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.
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.
Mode of instruction
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
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.
Registration through uSis
Email: Mw. Dr. Keiko Yoshioka: email@example.com
The textbooks1&2 are avairable through the following bookshops.
Local book dealer in Leiden: Van Stockum (firstname.lastname@example.org), Breestraat 113.
Bookshop in Tokyo:Bonjinsha（凡人社）http://www.bonjinsha.com/(Online)