JPN213 Writing Japanese III

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Zuzana Kubovčáková, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Zuzana Kubovčáková, M.A., Ph.D.
Department of Japanese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Japanese Studies - Asia Studies Centre - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 14:00–15:40 B2.34
Prerequisites (in Czech)
JPN121 Japanese language II - Theory && JPN123 Writing Japanese II
Kurz nadväzuje na výuku z predchádzajúceho semestra.
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
The main objective of the course is mastery of a greater number of Japanese characters and the increase in the students vocabulary and kanji compounds.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, a student will be able to:
- analyze an unfamiliar kanji with a dictionary
- describe basic phonetic parts of a kanji
- describe and explain components of a single kanji
Syllabus
  • Basic Kanji Book, Vol.2.
  • Kanji Look and Learn
  • Kanji in Context
  • Nihongo Kanji Training
Literature
    required literature
  • Halpern, Jack. Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary. Kodansha International. 1992.
  • Kano, Chieko – Shimizu, Yuri – Takenaka, Hiroko – Ishii, Eriko (1989) Basic Kanji Book, Vol.2. Tokyo: Bonjinsha.
  • Nelson, Andrew; Haig, John. The Compact Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary. Tuttle. 1999.
    recommended literature
  • ZÁDRAPA, Lukáš and Michaela PEJČOCHOVÁ. Čínské písmo. Vydání první. Praha: Academia, 2009. 297 stran. ISBN 9788020017550. info
  • SEELEY, Christopher. A history of writing in Japan. Paperback edition. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2000. x, 243. ISBN 082482217X. info
  • NISHIGUCHI, Koichi and Tamaki KONO. Kanji in context : a study system for intermediate & advanced learners : workbook. 1st ed. Tokyo: Japan Times, 1994. xxi, 199. ISBN 4789007545. info
  • DEFRANCIS, John. Visible speech : the diverse oneness of writing systems. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1989. xiv, 306. ISBN 0824812077. info
  • DEFRANCIS, John. The Chinese language : fact and fantasy. Pbk. ed. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1986. x, 330. ISBN 0824808665. info
    not specified
  • BANNO, Eri, Yoko IKEDA, Chikako SHINAGAWA, Kaori TAJIMA and Kyoko TOKASHIKI. Kanji look and learn : 512 Kanji with illustrations and mnemonic hints. Illustrated by Noriko Udagawa. First edition. Tokyo: The Japan Times, 2009. 244 stran. ISBN 9784789013499. info
  • UNGER, J. Marshall. Ideogram : Chinese characters and the myth of disembodied meaning. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2004. xvi, 196. ISBN 0824827600. info
  • DEFRANCIS, John. Visible speech : the diverse oneness of writing systems. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 1989. xiv, 306. ISBN 0824812077. info
Teaching methods
Teoretical explanation of the meaning of characters combined with writing drills.
Assessment methods
Students' assignments, written essay.
Language of instruction
Czech
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 vyučující.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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