Goals of the Course(JPN)
Goals of the Course
|The purpose of this course is to extend students’ vocabulary and to get basic knowledge of Japanese society. In the class, students are encouraged to participate in the learning cooperatively .|
Objectives of the Course(JPN)
Objectives of the Course
|At the end of this course , participants are expected to:|
-be able to read and understand the news article, when expressed in simple Japanese language.
-be able to recognize significant points in straightforward newspaper articles.
-be able to identify the main conclusion in clearly signalled argumentative texts.
-be able to summarize and give his or her opinion about an article, and answer further questions of detail.
-be able to ask for and follow detailed directions.
Course Content / Plan
|Every week, the students are assigned to read the news articles which the lecturer picked up. Students will have the opportunity to read articles from Japanese newspapers and to discuss the issues in them.|
the usual class is designed as a blow.
-introduction of the class
-reading news article individually.
-promoting explanation activity
-round up the class.
Course Prerequisites and Related Courses
|※Students received an Exemption of Japanese language course in International and exchange center are underqualified to sign up this course.|
Course Evaluation Method and Criteria
|Your final grade will be calculated according to the following process: |
- Contribution to class discussions (30%)
- assignment (40%)
- Final examination (30%)
-students must participate and actively express what they have understanded in the class and their thoughts on the topics.
- students must show their understanding and critical opinions on the oral examinations and the assignments.
|materials will be handed out from lecturer during the class.|
|Instructions will be given in class as necessary|
Study Load(Self-directed Learning Outside Course Hours)
|*Approximately one-two hours of learning are required |
- to check vocabulary and expressions.
- to report the own understanding of reading materials through thce assigntment
Notice for Students
|This course will be taught in Japanese. This syllabus is temporary. It may be altered due to the students’ Japanese proficiency level. They are required to prepare and review each lesson. In addition to the assignments the lecturer gives, they are expected to carry out work on their own.|
※Students are expected to attend every class. If the student was absent for more than 5 lectures, he/she will be considered as “absent”.
※Being late three times is counted as one absence.
Lecture format, etc.
Additional measures for remote class (on-demand class)