Japanese Propaedeutics A - CBS (E20)

Course content

The course provides students with knowledge of the basic elements of the Japanese language with regards to syntax, grammar, and colloquial speech. The course will help the student build a basic vocabulary enabling him/her to start communicating in basic Japanese.

The course activities include text reading, translation, reading aloud, written and oral translation exercises, oral interaction, teaching of Japanese characters, exercises in grammar and sentence analysis.


Offered by:

  • Programme curriculum Bachelor courses in Japan Studies for CBS-students 2020
Learning outcome

Curriculum for the elective at Bachelor’s level in Japanese Studies, 2020 curriculum

Japanese Propaedeutics A  (activity code HJAÆ00111E)

Class teaching where the students are actively involved either on an individual level or in group work guided by cooperative learning principles that engage each student to a maximum extent. We strongly encourage the students to form study groups.

  • “Genki I – An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese”, 3nd edition, Banno et. al., The Japan Times, 2020. [Textbook]
  • “Genki I – An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese - Workbook”, 2nd edition, Banno et. al., The Japan Times, 2011. [Workbook+CD] (The 3rd edition from 2020 is currently not available in Europe)

Preapproval from Copenhagen Business School

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Type of assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 112
  • Preparation
  • 300,5
  • English
  • 412,5