JAPX110 Japanese writing II.

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
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)
JAPX101 Japanese writing I.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 150 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/150, only registered: 0/150, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/150
Course objectives
The course is designed to further development of the skills in reading and writing basic Japanese. All students who intend to enroll to the course should be able to read and write hiragana, katakana and some basic kanji (approx. 50). Approximately 100 more kanji will be introduced during the semester. We will read articles in the style of diaries, folktales, personal ads, and so forth. We will also practice writing on various topics related to the reading materials.
At the end of the course students will be able to
define approx. 120 elementary kanji characters;
explain the usage of learned characters in reading, writing and transcribing simple Japanese texts;
apply the knowledge of the characters in reading, writing and transcribing simple Japanese words and sentences;
inspect the correctness of transcription of simple Japanese text written with respective characters;
formulate and write down elementary sentences;
assess the usage of learned characters in writing and transcribing simple texts.
Syllabus
  • 0. Introduction to the course;
  • 1. Basic principles of Japanese writing system, review of hiragana and katakana, exercise in reading elementary texts;
  • 2. Lesson 1 – Basic Kanji Book;
  • 3. Lesson 2 – Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 4. Lesson 3 - Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 6. Lesson 5 – Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 7. Review;
  • 8. Lesson 6 – Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 9. Lesson 7 – Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 10. Lesson 8 – Basic Kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 11. Lesson 9 – Basic kanji Book, exercises in reading and writing;
  • 12. Final review.
Literature
  • Eri Banno, Yutaka Ohno (eds.): Genki 1: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1. Tokyo: Japan Times, 1999.
  • Nymburská, Dita - Vostrá, Denisa - Sawatari, Mami: Japonština. LEDA 2007.
  • Chieko Kano, Yuri Shimizu (eds.): Basic Kanji Book. Tokyo: Bonjinsha, 1989.
Teaching methods
Lectures, exercises in reading and writing Japanese.
Assessment methods
Final written test (score 80% or higher on the final exam). Students are expected and required to attend seminar classes of this course.
Language of instruction
Czech
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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