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Advanced Japanese II

The aim of the course is to further the student's Japanese language skills within an academic context, on an advanced level.

The course aims to train the student in written skills and to idenpendently read, understand and summarize Japanese scientific texts.

  • Course structure

    The focus is on the analysis of language use from a cognitive linguistic perspective. The course aims to train the ability to understand the interaction between syntax and semantics, language and thought which are applied in the learning process of the Japanese language.

    Teaching format

    The instruction consists of seminars. Attendance at all instruction is obligatory. The instruction is given in Japanese.

    Course details and resources

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

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


    The course is examined on the basis of two written assignments.


    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.
  • Course reports

  • Contact

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

    Student Councelor:

    Director of Studies:
    Johan Fresk