|1||Subject||Survival Japanese (Beginner Level) (Term2)|
|3||Key words||Zero beginner, Grammar, Communication, Conversation|
|6||Period||July 10 - 14, 2023|
|7||Time||8:30-10:00am (Japan Standard Time)|
|8||Lecture style||Online (live virtual class)|
|9||Evaluation Criteria||Excellent (S) 90 –100％; Very good (A) 80–89％; Good (B) 70–79%; Pass (C) 60–69%; Fail (D) 0–59％|
|10||Evaluation methods||Attendance and Participation 55%, Assignments 25%, Review Quizzes 20%|
The aim of this course is to provide beginner level international students with useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary necessary to deal with their situations in daily communication. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to learn the following:
・Useful expressions: greetings, self-introduction, etc.
・Basic words and phrases: indicating time, prices, etc.
・Basic conversation in daily life: shopping, having a meal, etc.
This course is offered as online (live virtual class). This course is designed so that you will be able to use your Japanese in your daily life in Japan and communicate with the people in a variety of settings. In this 5-day course, you will learn the minimum level of daily Japanese for survival. You will be able to ask for the meaning of unknown words in Japanese and ask for help if you do not understand the language. Students will learn elementary grammar and vocabulary through practicing the in class. They will also learn conversation skills based for different situations, especially through a form of interviewing called "Conversation Challenge".
*This is a combination of lecture and interactive class that simulates face-to-face sessions. In principle, therefore, the students are requested to have their camera on during the class. Active participation is strongly encouraged.
・Goal: CAN～ offer something, make request, ask permission with minimum Japanese
・Items: expressions for greetings, Noun sentences, 'N no N', Number (up to 100) etc.
・Goal: CAN～ ask for necessary things at stores, restaurants, etc.
・Items: 'N des ka?', 'arimaska?', Number (up to 10,000), Counting money etc.
・Goal: CAN～ ask about events:
・Items: Interrogative words, Particle 'tte' etc.
・Goal: CAN～ talk about daily life
・Items: Verb sentences, Invitation, Day of the week, Time word (days) etc.
・Goal: CAN～ get information, recommended restaurants and shops
・Items:'Vtai n des kedo.' 'doo des ka?' etc.
Students are required to complete a worksheet provided everyday (1-2 pages). Students are expected to spend about one hour everyday reviewing the day's lesson.
|13||Required readings||Center's original materials|
|14||Reference readings||Will be offered in the class.|
|15||Notes on Taking the Course||This Survival Japanese Course has the same content as the one offered during the Term1.|
International Exchange Group, Education and Student Support Department,
The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8652 JAPAN
Please send all inquiries regarding the courses to the following email address:
utokyo-guc.adm(at)gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp *Please change (at) to