Course Title

JAPANESE 3

Course Code

JAPN130338

Credit

3

Program Level

Instruction Language

Applicable for TESOL Program

Requirement in TESOL Program

Semester in TESOL Program

5

Applicable for Translation & Interpretation Program

Requirement in Translation & Interpretation Program

Semester in Translation & Interpretation Program

5

Requirement in Business English Program

Overview

The course is designed for the third-year English majored students in the fifth semester  in order to continue enhancing the Japanese ability of students who have finished the course of Japanese 1 and 2. This course also aims at fostering students’ ability to communicate in Japanese at elementary level. In addition, the course provides the students with familiar topics related to famous places, shopping, travel, ect.

Objectives

 

Goals Goal Description
G1 Basic knowledge of Japanese (language, culture)
G2 Basic communication skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) at elementary level
G3 Group work, communication and self-study skills

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Description
G1
  • Understand when talking about common situation such as famous places, shopping, travel, ect.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge about communication culture in common situations.
G2
  • Communicate in simple face-to-face and talk about oneself, their family, etc.
  • Read short paragraphs, passages.
  • Write simple sentences and short paragraphs.
G3
  • Develop self-study, teamwork, discussion and presentation skills.
  • Form perception about the roles of Japanese in their future professional development.

Materials

1. Marugoto : Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 (Katsudou)

2. Marugoto : Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 (Rikai)

Assessment

Assignment Percentage
Online Assignments 15%
Classroom activities 10%
Mini-tests 10%
Mid-term test 15%
Final Exam 50%