Intermediate Japanese IB (Integrated Course)

Numbering Code G-LAS02 80035 SJ48 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar (Foreign language)
Target Year Graduate students Target Student International students
Language Japanese Day/Period Fri.3
Instructor name SHIMOHASHI MIWA (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course ・このクラスは、初級を終えた学習者を対象に設計されている。

・This class is designed for students who have completed Elementary Japanese.
・The purpose of this course is to understand Intermediate I level Japanese grammar, and to develop fundamental skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Course Goals 本コースの到達目標は以下の通りである。

Course goals are as follows.
・Expand your vocabulary, and learn the latter half of Intermediate I level Japanese sentence patterns.
・To be able to use lower-intermediate level Japanese effectively for campus activities, in all four areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Schedule and Contents ・今学期は7課~12課を中心に扱う。
第1週      ガイダンス、7課 聞く・話す「断る」
第2週       7課 読む・書く「まんじゅう、怖い」
第3週       8課 聞く・話す「様子の説明」
第4週       8課 読む・書く「科学者ってどう見える?」
第5週       9課 聞く・話す「希望や条件を伝える」
第6週       9課 読む・書く「カラオケ」
第7週       復習
第8週       10課 聞く・話す「誤解を解く」
第9週       10課 読む・書く「記憶型と注意型」
第10週      11課 聞く・話す「提案」
第11週      11課 読む・書く「白川郷の黄金伝説」
第12週      12課 聞く・話す「謝罪」
第13週      12課 読む・書く「日本で暮らす」
第14週      復習
第15週      期末試験
第16週      フィードバック

・This semester we will cover Lesson 7~12.
・Students will practice their skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing during each class.
・The course schedule is as follows.
Week 1 Orientation, Lesson 7 Speaking and listening: “Declining an invitation”
Week 2 Lesson 7 Reading and writing: “Scared of Bean-Jam Buns!”
Week 3 Lesson 8 Speaking and listening: “Explaining the circumstances”
Week 4 Lesson 8 Reading and writing: “What do you think of scientists?”
Week 5 Lesson 9 Speaking and listening: “Communicating one’s wishes”
Week 6 Lesson 9 Reading and writing: “Karaoke”
Week 7 Review
Week 8 Lesson 10 Speaking and listening: “Responding calmly
Week 9 Lesson 10 Reading and writing: “Memory-Type and Attention-Type”
Week 10 Lesson 11 Speaking and listening: “Making suggestions”
Week 11 Lesson 11 Reading and writing: “The Legend of Shirakawa-go Gold”
Week 12 Lesson 12 Speaking and listening: “Apologizing”
Week 13 Lesson 12 Reading and writing: “Living in Japan”
Week 14 Review
Week 15 Final Exam
Week 16 Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy ・「出席と参加の状況」30%、「期末試験」70%で評価する。

・The student’s final grade will be based on 1) in-class participation (30%), and 2) a final exam (70%).
・Details of the grading method and evaluation criteria will be provided in class.
Course Requirements (1)初回の授業からすべて参加すること。
(1) Be sure to attend all the classes from day one.
(2) Applicants need to take a placement test before completing class registration. Please check the website of the Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences (ILAS) for the test schedule.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) ・各課の語彙を予習してくること。
Students must study the vocabulary for each lesson before coming to class.
Over the course of the semester, students who are found to have weaknesses in elementary level Japanese are to review the necessary points on their own.
Students must review.
Textbooks Textbooks/References みんなの日本語中級Ⅰ 本冊, スリーエーネットワーク, (スリーエーネットワーク), ISBN:978-4-88319-468-1
References, etc. みんなの日本語中級Ⅰ 翻訳・文法解説, スリーエーネットワーク, (スリーエーネットワーク), 各国語版があります。自分のわかる言語のものを選んでください。