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Japanese for Social Sciences III (E)

[Lecture Course Basic Information]

Lecturer: Y Kondo
Other Lecturers:
Course Type: Lecture
Semester: Spring
Year: 2
Course Periods: Tue 10:30-12:00
Credits: 2
Whether mandatory or not:
Classroom: Class will be conducted by online.

 

Outline of Lecture Course

This class is conducted in Japanese and in an interactive way. In this course, students will discuss the social issues of Japan, and express their own opinion academically in Japanese. Through the class activities and assignments, students are expected to develop their Japanese competence related to social science. This class is targeted to students whose Japanese proficiency level is from middle-intermediate to upper intermediate (CEFR B1-B2).

rse Objectives

The objective of this class is to develop basic skill of academic writing in Japanese. Through the course, students are expected to express their own opinion in Japanese. For this purpose, this course focus on analyzing texts, forming thesis statements, supporting these ideas with the text, building effective arguments, and using evidence.

-Can write an essay or report which develops an argument, giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

-Can synthesise information and arguments from a number of sources.

Textbooks none
Course Materials/Supplementation Course materials will be handed out in the class.
Assessment

Attendance and Class participation (40%)
Assignments (60%)

※ Student are expected to attend every class. If the student was absent for more than 5 lectures in 1 period, they will be considered as “absent”.

Being late three times is counted as one absence.

Prerequisites

no text book

Materials will be provided in the course.

Instructions for Out-of-Class Study *Approximately one-two hour of learning is required to prepare for the assignment.
Responding to Student Questions *Questions are accepted by email at any time
Other Notes

The syllabus may be adjusted due to the students’ Japanese proficiency level and their interests.
Students are required to prepare and review each lesson, especially the vocabulary of the reading material. In addition to the assignments a lecturer gives, they are expected to carry out work on their own.

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Lecture Theme Lecture Course Description Learning outside the class Related page
1 Course introduction.

Course introduction.

Topic1 : Reading and discussion.           

writing skill : Definition (1)

writing assignment : making definition
2 Japanese social issues

Topic1 : Reading and discussion.           

writing skill : Definition (2)

writing assignment : making definition
3 Japanese social issues Topic 2 : Reading and discussion. (1) reading distributed material
4 Japanese social issues Topic 2 : Reading and discussion. (2) reading distributed material
5 Japanese social issues Topic 2 : Reading and discussion. (3) Writing asignment about Topic 2
6 Japanese social issues Topic 3 : Reading and discussion. (1) reading distributed material
7 Japanese social issues Topic 3 : Reading and discussion. (2) reading distributed material
8 Japanese social issues Topic 3 : Reading and discussion. (3) reading distributed material
9 Japanese social issues Topic 3 : Reading and discussion. (4) writing assignment about topic 3
10 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill : making thesis statement.

reading distributed material

writing assignment : to write thesis statement of final report

11 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill : Paragraph writing.

reading distributed material

12 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill : organization of sentences.

reading distributed material

writing assignment : analyzing organization of final report

13 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill : making persuasiveness.

reading distributed material

14 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill : making argumentation.

reading distributed material

15 Writing an academic report

Topic 4 : Reading and Discussion.            

writing skill :checking your writing.

Feed back of the course.

reading distributed material

writing assignment : to write final report

 ※Students who wish to enroll as a member should access the URL below.
Log in using the Nagoya University ID and password, and click on "Enroll in Course".

https://canvas.law.nagoya-u.ac.jp/enroll/TWXJGJ

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