Comprehensive Japanese 6 Grammar B University of Tsukuba
Students will learn and be able to use upper-intermediate to advanced grammar.
To master Japanese grammar necessary to write reports and papers in Japanese. To be able to read and write compositions using upper-intermediate level grammar.
1. Communication ability, 3. Date and information literacy, 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.
Quizzes 20%, Tasks 30%, Mid-term Exam 25%, Final Exam 25% Note that grades from A+ to C are to be determined based on the total score.
Orientation, Level-check Test, L1 Consistently using written language: Style and expressions used in written languageL2 Clarifying the meaning of Sentences: Appropriate use of compound sentencesL3 Using "koto" and "no" properly: How to use the noun clauses "koto" and "no"L4 Simplifying the sentence: Nominalization of words and clausesL5 Choosing vocabulary appropriately: Using vocabulary common to reports and papersL6 Making sentences coherent: Correspondence between beginning and end of sentencesL7 Using similar expressions properly: Using words equivalent to particlesMid-term test & Assignment, Feedback, DiscussionL8 Using "wa" and "ga" properly: Using particles "wa" and "ga" properlyL9 Showing the writer's perspective: Transitive verbs / Intransitive verbs (Causative form / Passive form)L10 Showing the connection between past and present: ru-form, ta-form, teitu-form, teita-formL11 Pointing out words in a sentence: Different use of the demonstratives "ko" and "so"L12 Giving the context: Proper use of conjunctions and subjunctive expressionsL13 Connecting to the previous sentence: How to use "no da" sentencesL14 Expressing opinions effectively ？ How to correctly use sentence endings to express opinionsFinal TestSchedule may be changed to adjust class in better way.
Online Course Requirement
・Attendance to the first meeting is a must for those who intend to enroll in the course. ・It is hoped that students show flexibility and actively tackle assignments as they are expected to work independently in research and carrying out tasks. ・Be sure to review what you have learned in class and prepare for it. ・The class content may change according to the number of enrolled students, their level and needs.
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