Comprehensive Japanese 4 Reading and Writing A University of Tsukuba
Students will be able to read and write coherent texts about things they are familiar with.
・Students will be able to read and write coherent texts about things they are familiar with as well as correctly understand the content. ・Students will be able to reflect on their reading styles and writing styles.
1. Communication ability, 2. Ability for critical and creative thinking, and 4. Broad perspective and international character
Students have to certify this subject fits their level by taking the placement test (http://ttbj-tsukuba.org/) or by passing a subject one level below this subject.
Essay Writing 50%, Test 25％, Submission of assignment to Manaba 25% Note that grades from A+ to C are to be determined based on the total score.
At the beginning of the class, we will decide the pair and group for the day, please enter the zoom at 8:40 and submit attendance to RESPON of the learning management system manaba at the University of Tsukuba. See manaba for zoom URL.Orientation, Level check test, Essay writing 1 Lesson 1 "kanji to describe for me"Essay writing 1 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 1Essay writing 2 Lesson 2 "My recommendation”Essay writing 2 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 2Essay writing 3 Lesson 3 "Preparing to Study Abroad”Essay writing 3 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 3Essay writing 4 Lesson 4 "My ’normal' and your 'normal'Essay writing 4 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 4Essay writing 5 Lesson 5 "Morning person or night person"Essay writing 5 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 5Essay writing 6 Lesson 6 "Reading and writing graphs"Essay writing 6 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 6Essay writing 7 Lesson 7 "Reading graphs and expressing opinions"Essay writing 7 Homework feedback, Reading comprehension 7Lesson 8 Overall summary, Reading comprehension 8Test (reading comprehension and writing ) , Completion of essay collectionSchedule may be changed to adjust class in better way.
Online Course Requirement
Students should participate actively in pair work and group work during class. We will use the learning management system "manaba" for checking attendance, class communication, assignment submission, etc.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university