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Japanese II

The course delementary skills in oral and written Japanese as students practise their Japanses reading and listening comprehension.

It increases knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in order to increase ability in spoken everyday language.

  • Course structure


    1. Grammar II, 7.5 credits
    2. Kanji II, 5 credits
    3. Practical Language Proficiency II, 5 credits
    4. Japanese culture, 5 credits


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and excercises, individually and in groups.

    Attendance at all teaching sessions is mandatory.

    Course details and resources

    Course details, planning and literature for Spring 2024 can be found in the learning platform Athena

    Please note that only registred students have access to downloadale resources, like PDF documents, in Athena.


    Grammar II, 7.5 credits, is continuously examined through a maximum of three formative examination sessions as well as a summative classroom exam at the end of the course.

    Kanji II, 5.0 credits, is examined through a classroom exam.

    Practical language skills II, 5.0 credits, is examined through 2-3 written assignments and oral presentations of these.

    Japanese culture, 5.0 credits, is examined through one or two written assignments in the form of a
    home exam.


    Examiners are being uppdated.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Asian languages and cultures?

    Student Councelor:

    Director of Studies:
    Johan Fresk