Japanese Propaedeutics B - CBS (F22)

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.

Japanese Propaedeutics B 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.

Education

Offered by:

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

Bachelor courses in Japan Studies for CBS-students 2020:

  • Japanese Propaedeutics B  (activity code HJAÆ00121E)

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. The course incorporates online blended learning elements such as regular oral and written assignments to be done in between classes. The language of instruction and learning is English for grammar and reading comprehension, while speaking, writing and listening exercises are conducted primarily in Japanese to ensure maximum exposure to and interaction in the language.

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

We strongly encourage the students to form study groups.

Preapproval from Copenhagen Business School

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