Japanese I

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-OR/22
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
This course is intended for those who have already completed at least 300 hours of frontal lession and individual study. As the course will be taught in Italian, a very good knowledge of the Italian language is required. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to more complex grammatical stricter and kanji and to give them the basis of translation strategies from Japanese to Italian.
Expected learning outcomes
The recognition, comprehension and context-dependent appropriate use in ordinary, daily-life communicative situations of the intermediate-advanced grammar and lexicon of the Japanese language. The level reached is between N3 and N2 on the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) scale, corresponding approximately to B2-C1 on the CEFR scale.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
year
The programme will be the same during the emergency.
The teaching material will be available on Ariel and Teams.
Teaching methods:
Classes will be taught in a syncronic way via MS Teams platform and will be later available on Ariel platform.
Examminations.
No written examinations during the emergency.
Oral exams will be held via Teams platform using audio and video links.
Course syllabus
Please refer to the programme in italian for a detailed content of the programme.
Prerequisites for admission
The course is of intermediate level.
The student is expected to have acquired a good command of the Japanese language.
Teaching methods
Beside the lectures by the official instructors, including those on grammar and comprehension, students are required to attend the classes by the mother tongue teacher. These classes are an essential part of the course; the attendance and the active participation in these classes are extremely important to acquire the skills and the knowledge necessary to pass the final examination.
Teaching Resources
The following text will be used:
Oyanagi, Noboru, New Apurōchi chūkyū nihongo (kisohen) kaiteban = New Approach. Japanese Intermediate Course), Tokyo, Nihongo kenkyūsha, 2002 (ISBN 9784931315150).
Tomomatsu, Etsuko; Miyamoto, Jun; Wakuri, Masako (1997), Donna Toki Do Tsukau Nihongo Hyogen Bunkei Jiten - 500 Essential Japanese Expressions Dictionary (ISBN 9784872346954)
J-Bridge, Tokyo, Bonjinsha, 2002 (ISBN 9784893584977).
Teaching material prepared by the instructors will be availble on Ariel and/or distributed in class.
Attendace of classes is strongly recommended.

ommended.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final examination consists of written and oral parts.
Passing of the written exam is required to access the oral examination.
For the details of the structure and organization of the exams please refer to the italian version.
L-OR/22 - JAPANESE AND KOREAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours