Japanese Propaedeutics B - CBS

Course content

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.

Education

Offered by:

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

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

  • Japanese Propaedeutics B  (activity code HJAÆ00241E)

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.

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

Written
Oral
Individual
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 112
  • Preparation
  • 300,5
  • English
  • 412,5

Kursusinformation

Language
Japanese
Course number
HJAÆ0105FU
ECTS
15 ECTS
Programme level
Propaedeutics
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Spring
Schedulegroup
See link below
Studyboard
Study Board of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting department
  • Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Kristina Kazuhara   (8-6f657e796c657665446c7971326f7932686f)
Teacher

Kristina Kazuhara, kazuhara@hum.ku.dk

Saved on the 09-03-2023

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