HJAÆ0105FU Japanese Propaedeutics B - CBS

Volume 2023/2024

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 regard to syntax, grammar, kanji characters, and colloquial speech. The course will help the student build a basic vocabulary enabling him/her to communicate in elementary Japanese.

Japanese Propaedeutics B is an integrated course that offers a mix of lectures and applied exercises comprising grammar, spoken interaction, listening, reading comprehension, writing, and translation exercises at an elementary level.

Learning Outcome

Bachelor’s elective course in Japan Studies for CBS-students 2022

  • Japanese Propaedeutics B  (activity code HJAÆ00241E)

Literature: Banno et. al (2020), Genki II – An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, 3rd edition, The Japan Times (Text- and workbooks)

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

Preapproval from Copenhagen Business School
Class teaching with lectures and pair/group work, where the students are actively involved. Classes are guided by cooperative and blended learning principles that engage each student to a maximum extent. The languages of instruction are Japanese to continuously stimulate and develop the student’s spoken fluency and listening comprehension, and English when studying grammar and translating texts. Active involvement in class activities as well as timely submission of deliverables and preparation for class is expected of all students. Students are encouraged to form study groups.
  • 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