|OSAKA UNIVERSITY SHORT-TERM STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM _|
Shinya OTANI and Tomoko TAKAHASHI (International Student Center)
This course is designed for intermediate students to develop their four language skills further building on the foundation of their Japanese abilities which they have acquired. The specific objectives of JA300 are:
1. to expand ability for daily communication and informal research communication in both spoken and written Japanese
2. to become fluent in using the language structures both of spoken and written Japanese
3. to be able to orally deliver conceptual information/knowledge and express opinions
4. to gain functional fluency in comprehending and writing texts constructed with new combinations of learned structures, using hiragana, katakana and approximately 600 or more kanjis
5. to develop skills for getting information about the Japanese language and promoting language acquisition through communication with native Japanese speakers in informal setting
An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese. Japan Times.
Lecture Guideline and Attendance Policy
Lectures will be given 3 times a week, 90 minutes each, for 15 weeks. Regular attendance to all classes is required. Being absent for one third or more of the classes will be considered as withdrawal from the course.
Class attendance, participation and performance 40%
Quiz, assignment, essay and presentation 20%
Final written Exam. 20%
Final oral exam. 20%
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