JAP201b Japanese language III. - practice

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/4. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Jiří Matela, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc.
Department of Japanese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Japanese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
JAP201b/01: Thu 16:00–17:40 D41, J. Matela
JAP201b/02: Thu 14:00–15:40 D41, J. Matela
Prerequisites (in Czech)
JAP110a Writing Japanese II.- theory && JAP111a Japanese language II.-theory
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Student is able to use the grammatical patterns learned in the course Japanese Language III. – theory, both pasively and actively; he/she is enriching his/her knowledge of vocabulary, and dynamicaly develops ability to apprehend sociopragmatic factors, that are specific for the Japanese communication style; Student is able to perform basic interaction in common situations of everyday life.
  • 1. Potential forms, enumaration, evidentiality I
  • 2. Auxiliary verbs, particle nara
  • 3. Desiderative adjective hoshii, expressions of uncertainity
  • 4. Deictic verbs (yarimorai dōshi), focusing particles
  • 5. Numeral classifiers, volitional forms of predicatives
  • 6. Constructions with the auxiliary oku, relative clauses
  • 7. Auxiliary deictic verbs
  • 8. Time expressions (using toki)
  • 9. Evidentiality II, modality
  • 10. Conditionals
  • 11. Transitive and intransitive verbs
  • 12. Final exam
    required literature
  • BANNO, Eri. Genki : an integrated course in elementary Japanese. 1st ed. Tokyo: Japan Times, 1999. 344 s. ISBN 4789009637. info
    recommended literature
  • WATANABE, Minoru. O podstatě japonského jazyka. Translated by Zdeňka Švarcová. 1. vydání. Praha: Karolinum, 2000. 228 stran. ISBN 9788024600581. info
    not specified
  • A Course in Modern Japanese. Staff of the Japanese Section, Center for Linguistic & Cultural Research, University of Nagoya. Nagoya, The University of Nagoya Press, 1983. 305 s.
  • Bunka shokyū nihongo II. Bunka institute of Language. Tokyo, Bonjinsha, 1994
Teaching methods
Practise with focus on spoken language. Drill in creating correct morphological forms and syntactic structures with respect to specific contexts.
Assessment methods
Written test. Short tests written during the semmester are also part of the final assessment. Attendance of at least 70 % of the classes is required. Students are required to attend to one oral presentation.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on completion of the course: Do záverečného hodnocení budu započítavány i průběžné testy.
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zápis mimo japanistiku je podmíněn souhlasem vyučujícího.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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