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Advanced Reading & Writing in Japanese 2 (60 EC)

Course 2013-2014

Admission requirements

Students admitted to Students admitted to MA Japanese Studies (60 ec). Students must have passed MA Advanced Integrated Japanese 1 (J60) (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.

Time table

Check the timetable on the departmental website.

Mode of Instruction

Seminar

Course load

  • Total: 140 hrs – Classes: 28 hrs (2 hrs twice a week over 7 weeks) – Text reading and class preparations: 50 hrs – Preparation for the oral presentation: 20 hrs – Preparation for the Kanji Quizzes: 10 hrs – Writing Assignments : 10 hrs – Extra activities: Japanese internet news site reading etc.: 22 hrs

Assessment Method

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

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)


    1. 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)
    2. 担当者作成教材 (Additional materials)

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Contact

Keiko Yoshioka
Naomi Seki
Emi Yamamoto