JAP129 Japanese IV

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Marek Mikeš (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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
RLB128 Japanese III || JAP128 Japanese III
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is a consecutive course of Japanese Language III. from the previous semester. Throughout the semester students will enlarge their vocabulary, the main objective being the ability to formulate and express and one’s own ideas in Japanese language. The Japanese syllabaries hiragana and katakana will remain in the center of the lecures, which will also focus on an elementary knowledge of the Japanese characters kanji. After four semesters of Japanese language, students should be able to express themselves effortlessly verbally and as well as in writing. The final objective of the course is understanding of an unknown text of a general nature.
Learning outcomes
After four semesters of Japanese language, students should be able to express themselves effortlessly verbally and as well as in writing. The final objective of the course is understanding of an unknown text of a general nature.
Syllabus
  • revision
  • verb forms
  • adjectives
  • conjugation of verbs
  • conjugation of adjectives
  • intention
  • present continuous
  • request
Literature
  • • Banno, E.; Ohno, Y.; Sakane, Y.; Shinagawa, Ch.: Genki I.: An Integrated Course In Elementary Japanese. Japan Times, 2002.
  • • Kiyo Saka, Yoshiki Nakamura: Speak Japanese, Book 2: A Textbook for Young Students. Japan Publication Trading.
  • • Chieko Kano, Hiroko Takenaka, Eriko Ishii, Yuri Shimizu (1990) Basic Kanji Book, Vol.1. Jp Trading Inc.
  • • Shokyú Nihongo. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Japanese Language School, 1990.
Teaching methods
Lectures combined with drills.
Assessment methods
The final examination will have a written and an oral form. The written examination will concentrate on a perfect mastery of hiragana, katakana and partly on the kanji characters. The test will be a condition for the advancement to the oral part of the examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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