HJAÆ0108EU Japanese Propaedeutics A - CBS (E22)

Volume 2022/2023

Offered by:

  • Programme curriculum Bachelor courses in Japan Studies for CBS-students 2022

The course provides students with knowledge of the basic elements of the Japanese language with regards to syntax, grammar, and formal as well as colloquial speech. The course will help the student build a basic vocabulary enabling him/her to start communicating in basic Japanese about topics pertaining to everyday life. Japanese Propaedeutics A is an integrated course that offers a mix of lectures and applied exercises comprising grammar, spoken interaction, listening and reading comprehension, writing, and translation exercises at an elementary level.

Learning Outcome

Curriculum for the elective at Bachelor’s level in Japanese Studies, 2022 curriculum

Japanese Propaedeutics A  (activity code HJAÆ00231E)

Genki I – An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese”, 3rd  edition, Banno et. al., The Japan Times, 2020. [Textbook]

“Genki I – An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese - Workbook”, 3rd  edition, Banno et. al., The Japan Times, 2020

Recommended literature: Makino, S. and Tsutsui M. (1991), A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, The Japan Times

We strongly encourage the students to form study groups
Class teaching where the students are actively involved either on an individual level or in group work. Classes are guided by cooperative and blended learning principles that engage each student to a maximum extent.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 112
  • Preparation
  • 300,5
  • Total
  • 412,5
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
Type of assessment