Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Morito Institute of Global Higher Education
Lecture Code 8B211701 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Intermediate Japanese D-2
Subject Name
インターメディエイト ジャパニーズ ディーニ
Subject Name in
Intermediate Japanese D-2
イシハラ ジュンヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon7-8:EDU K308, (2T) Weds7-8:EDU K214
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Japanese
Eligible Students Special Auditing Students
Keywords Reading Comprehension, Sentence Structures, Vocabulary, Culture 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objectives of this class is to give students the ability to read long compositions at intermediate level, gain sufficient reading comprehension to understand what the authors try to convey and also foster the ability to express accurately what the content of those texts means.  
Class Schedule 1. Orientation.  Reading Comprehension “Kappa” (Introduction)
2. “~は~が~” Structure, Subordinate clause、Simile”ようだ”
3. Advice”~た/~ない方がいい”, Relative Pronoun”ところ”, Prefix”大”
4. “~にとって/~に対して”, Adjectives ”上手/下手, 平気/苦手”
5. Reading Comprehension “Sleep” (Introduction)
6. Expressions of Permission, Prohibition , Obligation and Seeking Advice
7. Conditional conjunction, “~と”, “~ずに” Determiner”ばかり”, Conjunction”し”
8. Mid-term Exam
9.Reading Comprehension “Earthquake” (Introduction)
10.Indirect quotation of order“~ように言う/注意する”, Inferential expression”かもしれない”
11. Inferential expression”かもしれない/ようだ, だろう/でしょう”, Conditionals”~ば”, Conjunctions”ても”
12. Reading Comprehension “Miyazawa Kenji” (Introduction)
13. Causatives of Intransitive, Relative pronoun”こと”
14. Causatives of Transitive, 、Suffix”らしい”
15. Adverb”やっと/ようやく”, Suffix”人, 集, 冊, 界”

Mid-term and Final exam will be given.

During the class, students will have to answer questions about the content of long compositions they have read, after vocabulary and sentence structures in those compositions have been explained. Also, whenever appropriate explanations concerning Japanese culture related to the topic will be given. 
“Nihongo 2 nd. Step” Hakuteisha. 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are expected to read the text aloud at least once and check the meanings of the new words. 
Requirements "Level3 or 2" proficiency in Japanese (Authorized by Morito Institute) is required. This class consists of two lectures a week. Students are required to attend both of them. 
Grading Method Contribution to the class(20%), assignment(10%), Mid and Final exam(70%)
It is required to attend at least 11 of the classes to have credits. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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