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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.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of fyra modules.

    Modules

    1. Grammar III, 6.5 credits
    The module deepens the basic grammar knowledge and introduces basic sentence analysis.

    2. Text Reading I, 4.5 credits
    The module deepens reading skills in moderately difficult Japanese prose text.

    3. Practical Language Proficiency III, 6.5 credits
    The module deepens the student's ability to express himself or herself orally and in writing in moderately difficult Japanese everyday language.

    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 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 närmare kursstart.

    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.
     
    Kanji III is examined through a hall examination or other form of supervised exam.

    Examiner

    Examiner full course: Stina Jelbring
    Examiner Grammar III: Stina Jelbring
    Text reading I: Stina Jelbring
    Practical language proficiency III: Eriko Seto Norrgård
    Kanji III: Mitsuyo Kuwano Lidén

  • 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 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