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Japanese III

The course provides expanded knowledge in oral and written presentation as well as listening and reading comprehension by strengthening and expanding the knowledge acquired in Japanese I and Japanese II.

The course further develops the ability to express oneself orally in discussions and presentations in Japanese and deepens the ability to read, write and analyze Japanese texts.

All teaching and examination at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies will continue to be web-based throughout autumn semester 2021.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of five modules.

    Modules

    1. Grammar III, 4 credits
    The module deepens the basic grammar knowledge and introduces basic sentence analysis.

    2. Text Reading I, 4 credits
    The module deepens reading skills in moderately difficult Japanese prose text.

    3. Practical Language Proficiency III, 6 credits
    The module deepens the student's ability to express himself or herself orally and in writing in moderately difficult Japanese everyday language.

    4. Situation-based oral language proficiency I, 3,5 credits
    The module trains the student in communicating in moderately difficult Japanese everyday language in different social situations.

    5. Kanji III, 5 credits
    The module teaches an additional 230 kanji characters and exercises the student in reading kanji characters in a moderately difficult Japanese prose text and writing with kanji characters in moderately difficult Japanese everyday language.

    Teaching format

    The teaching of Grammar III is in the form of lectures, group exercises and individual exercises.

    The teaching of Text reading I takes is in the form of lectures, group exercises and individual exercises.

    The teaching of Practical Language Skills III is in the form of seminars, group exercises and individual exercises.

    The teaching of Situation-based oral language proficiency I is in the form of lectures, group exercises and individual exercises.

    The teaching of Kanji III is in the form of lectures, group exercises and individual exercises. 6 assignments and 6 quizzes (Sv: duggor) are compulsory elements in the course.

    Attendance is mandatory.

    Course planning and resources

    Course details, planning and literature for Autumn 2021 can be found in the learning platform Athena closer to the start of the semester.

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

    Assessment

    Grammar III is examined through an hall examination or another form of supervised examination.
     
    Text reading I is examined in the form of a hall examination or other form of a supervised exam.
     
    Practical language proficiency III is examined through a hall examination or other form of supervised examination at the end of the semester and 3–4 assignments.
     
    Situation-based oral language proficiency I is examined through 2-3 oral presentations in the form of self-presentation and short lectures.
     
    Kanji III is examined through a hall examination or other form of supervised exam.
     
  • 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.

    The literature list for Autumn 21 will be published in Athena closer to the start of the semester.

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Japan's Language and Culture?

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

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