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Japanese IV

The course provides increased knowledge of the four language skills: oral presentation, writing, listening and reading comprehension, by consolidating and increasing the skills learned in Japanese I, Japanese II and Japanese III.

Information for admitted students Spring 2021

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Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.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 28 december 2020. Registration closes one week after the course starts.
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 spring semester 2021

All teaching and examinations at the department will be web-based during spring semester 2021 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:

Continued web-based education during spring semester 2021

More information about your studies at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies:

www.su.se/department-of-asian-middle-eastern-and-turkish-studies/education

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.

Please note that the Student office is temporarily closed for visits because of Covid-19. You are welcome to contact us by phone or email.

Email:
exp.asien@su.se

Phone: +46 (08) 16 10 35

Phone hours:
Mondays and thursdays: 10-12
Wednesdays: 13-15

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Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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It further develops the ability to participate in discussions and debates, and to make presentations in Japanese on an upper intermediate level. Furthermore it develops the ability to retell and analyse different types of texts.

  • Course structure

    Modules

    1. Grammar IV, 3 credits (ECTS)
    The course unit consolidates and develops the knowledge of Japanese grammar and the application of sentence analysis on an upper intermediate level.

    2. Text reading II, 3.5 credits (ECTS)
    The course unit further develops the ability to read, analyse, retell and translate different kinds of texts in modern Japanese on an upper intermediate level.

    3. Practical Language Proficiency IV, 4 credits (ECTS)
    The course unit increases the ability to express oneself orally and in written text using intermediate level colloquial Japanese, and to apply one’s grammatical knowledge on an upper intermediate level.

    4. Situation Based Language Proficiency II, 3.5 (ECTS)
    The course unit trains the student in the ability to communicate using intermediate level colloquial Japanese in different social situations and within different subject areas.

    5. Kanji IV A, 2.5 (ECTS)
    The course unit teaches an additional approx. 110 kanji characters and trains the student in reading and writing kanji characters in Japanese.

    6. Kanji IV B, 3 credits
    The course unit teaches an additional 110 kanji characters from Kanji IV A and trains the student in reading and writing kanji characters in Japanese.

    7. Text Analysis, 2,5 credits
    Modulen uppövar förmågan att utifrån autentiska japanska texter skriva en textanalys samt på svenska ge feedback på andra studenters textanalyser.

    Teaching format

    Instruction will be given in the form of lectures, group excercises and individual excercises. Attendance at all teaching sessions is mandatory.

    Course details and planning

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

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

    Assessment

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

    Text Course II is examined on the basis of a written assignment during the course, and a written exam by the end of the course.

    Practical Language Proficiency IV is examined on the basis of 2 oral presentations and a written exam.

    Situation Based Language Proficiency II is examined by five oral presentations.

    Kanji IV A and Kanji IV B are examined on the basis of one written exam each.

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

    Examiner

    Grammar IV, 3,5 credits Stina Jelbring
    Text Reading II, 3,5 credits Stina Jelbring
    Practical Language Proficiency IV, 4 credits Mitsuyo-Kuwano Lidén
    Situation Based Language Proficiency II, 3 credits Eriko Seto-Norrgård
    Kanji IV A, 3 credits Ewa Machotka
    Kanji IV B, 3 credits Ewa Machotka
    Textanalys, 2,5 credits Stina Jelbring

  • 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 course literature for spring 2021 can be found in the learning platform Athena.

  • 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