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JAP0501 - Japanese 1

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 50/100 10 minutes E
Written examination 50/100 4 hours E

Course content

The course provides an introduction to the Japanese language with emphasis on pronunciation, listening comprehension, written language and basic grammar. It also presents aspects of Japanese culture and society through texts and conversations. Students planning to study in Japan are encouraged to take this course.

Learning outcome

Knowledge
Candidates who have passed this course
-know all modern Japanese characters (46 hiragana and 46 katakana) and ca. 40 Kanji (Chinese characters used in Japanese).
-know approximately 300 basic words.
-have knowledge of the principles for pronunciation and intonation of simple expressions.
-have knowledge of central aspects of Japanese culture related to vocabulary.

Skills
Candidates who have passed this course
-can read and write simple sentences using Japanese characters and Kanji.
-can construct simple, grammatically correct sentences.
-can analyze the structure of simple Japanese sentences.
-can talk about some simple subjects in Japanese.
- can understand simple Japanese spoken slowly and clearly.
- can use suitable expressions (for example greetings) in the given situations of conversation.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, obligatory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 oral presentation
  • 1 written assignment

Further on evaluation

Assessment:
- Written exam (4 hours) that counts as 50% of the final grade.
- Oral examination (approx. 10 minutes) that counts as 50% of the final grade.

Only the final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU.

Both the written exam and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade.

If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

The course has restricted admission.

For more information: http://www.ntnu.no/studier/opptak/emneopptak

Course materials

Course book in Japanese: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese: Genki I , 2nd. ed.(kap.1-6) and other handouts.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: First degree

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020
Extraordinary deadline for course registration: 2020-06-01

Language of instruction: English, Japanese

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Japanese
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 50/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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