JAP0502 - Japanese 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 4 hours
Oral examination 5 minutes

Course content

The course gives a further introduction to Japanese language with emphasis on pronunciation, grammar and the vocabulary necessary to engage in conversations.

Learning outcome

The candidate will attain
- knowledge of approximately 100 Chinese characters
- knowledge of approximately 600 Japanese words
- basic knowledge of the structure of Japanese sentences
- basic knowledge of Japanese pronunciation and intonation
- basic knowledge of important sides of Japanese culture related to vocabulary

The candidate will develop skills to
- read and write simple texts such as letters and e-mails where Japanese characters and Chinese characters are used
- understand clearly enunciated Japanese spoken at a slower pace than normal
- be able to have simple conversations about her/his own thoughts, feelings and opinions
- be able to tell the polite expressions from the more informal ones, and use suitable expressions in various contexts

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, obligatory assignments

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 oral presentation (10-20 minutes)

Further on evaluation

If the candidate does not pass the exam there is no need to deliver new assignments in order to qualify for another first retry.

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.

Course materials

An introduction to Japanese, for example: "An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese" (ch 7-12) or a similar text.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination
Autumn ORD Written examination 2017-12-06 09:00
Spring ORD Oral examination
Spring ORD Written examination 2018-05-25 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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