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Japanese III

  • 22.5 credits

The course develops knowledge and skills in oral and written Japanese as students practise their Japanese reading and listening comprehension acquired through Japanese I and II. Students will develop their communication skills in various practical situations and improve their ability to read, write and analyse Japanese texts.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2020

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
universityadmissions.se

 

Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department - courses

The following information is for students admitted to a course at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University. We are happy that you want to study with us!

Email to admitted students

If you have been admitted to a course or programme at our department you will recieve an email with information about your studies with us during the next semester.

Registration

When you have a university account, you must register online in Ladok. When you register you claim your place in the course and have the right to participate in lectures and examinations.

Ladok for students

Web registration is open from 5 August. In the email from the department you will find information about the registration period for your course. It is important that you registrer before the last date that is listed in the email.

If you are conditionally admitted, you must be able to show that you are eligible for admission no later than course start to claim your place in the course.

Learning platform

Once you register, you get access to the course page on Athena, where you can find important information and course materials.
Athena

In Athena you can:

  • See course plans and reading instructions
  • Receive messages from teachers and the department
  • Submit your exams and assignments
  • Find schedules
  • Find uploaded articles and course materials

In TimeEdit you can find your schedule by searching for course name or course code. You can subscribe to your schedule to get it directly in your mobile calendar.

Teaching and education autumn semester 2020

All teaching and examinations at the department will be web-based during the whole autumn semester 2020 because of the Coronavirus.

The decision is subject to change based on directives from the government, or the University and faculty boards.

More information can be found at the department's website:
Web-based education at the department during autumn semester 2020

More information about your studies at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies:
www.su.se/asia/english/

Student office at The Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies

At the Student Office you can register for courses (in cases where you can't register online) and obtain help with other administrative matters concerning your studies.

Email:
exp.asien@su.se

Phone: +46 (08) 16 10 35

Please note that the Student office is temporarily closed for visits because of Covid-19. During summer the student office is closed from 6 July to 3 August. You are welcome to contact us by phone or email.

Ordinary phone hours:
Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays: 9-12 am
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 13-15 pm
 

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

su.se/welcomeactivities 


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Students will develop their communication skills in various practical situations and improve their ability to read, write and analyse Japanese texts.

  • Course structure

    The course contains six modules dealing with the japanese language, grammar, text reading, vocabulary and language proficiency.

    Modules

    1. Grammar III, 4hp
    The course unit increases the knowledge of basic grammar and introduces basic sentence analysis.

    2. Text course I, 4hp
    The course unit increases reading comprehension of intermediate level Japanese prose.

    3. Practical Language Proficiency III, 6hp
    The course unit increases the ability to express oneself orally and in written text using intermediate level colloquial Japanese.

    5. Kanji III A, 2.5hp
    The course unit teaches another 115 kanji and trains the student in reading kanji characters in intermediate level Japanese prose as well as writing intermediate level colloquial Japanese using kanji characters.

    6. Kanji III B, 2.5hp
    The course unit teaches another 115 kanji and trains the student in reading kanji characters in intermediate level Japanese prose as well as writing intermediate level colloquial Japanese using kanji characters.

    4. Situation Based Language Proficiency I, 3.5hp
    The course unit trains the student in communication using intermediate level colloquial Japanese in different social settings.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures, group excercises and individual excercises.

    Course planning and resources

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

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

    Assessment

    Grammar III is examined on the basis of a written exam.

    Text course I is examined on the basis of a written exam comprising of translation and report of Japanese source material.

    Practical Language Proficiency III is examined on the basis of a written exam and 3-4 written assignments.

    Situation based language proficiency I is examined on the basis of oral presentations. Kanji III A & Kanji III B are examined on the basis of one written exam each.

    For more detailed information, please refer to the course description in Athena.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Japanese? 

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

    Director of Studies:
    Hanna Kritz
    Room 111, Kräftriket 4B
    Phone: 08-16 27 22