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2012/2013  BA-3LAN_J  Japanese 3

English Title
Japanese 3

Course information

Language Japanese
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Semester
Course period Autumn
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for Asian Study Programme
Course coordinator
  • Kristina Kazuhara - Department of International Economics and Management
Kristina Kazuhara
Main Category of the Course
  • Language and Intercultural Studies
Last updated on 12-09-2012
Learning objectives
The learning objectives of this course are to continuously develop competences in Japanese speaking, writing and reading. The students should be able to 1) read about more specialized topics concerning culture, society and economy, 2) write compositions in order to enhance the students reading and writing skills.
Type of test Home Assignment
Marking scale Pass / Fail
Second examiner No second examiner
Exam period Winter Term
Aids Please, see the detailed regulations below
Duration Please, see the detailed regulations below
Ther exam consists of duly submitting three compulsory written assignments during the fall semester. In order to pass Japanese 3, all assignments must be graded as 'pass' by the instructor. See section 5 of the 2012 Programme Regulations. Dates and formats will be announced in the syllabus in the beginning of the fall semester.
Course content

The focus of teaching is to enable the students to communicate in intermediate Japanese. This course will continue to work with the textbook system from Y1 primarily dealing with topics of a socioeconomic content. The overall focus of this course is vocabulary building, textual comprehension and written/oral production.

Teaching methods
Teaching methods are a mix of lectures and group work guided by cooperative learning principles that engage each student to a maximum extent. The languages of instruction are Japanese and English. Active involvement in class discussion and activities is expected of all participants, so students should come to class prepared to contribute.
Last updated on 12-09-2012