Japanese 4 Grammar 2B (Pre-intermediate) University of Tsukuba
Students will master the Japanese necessary for university life. They will strengthen their ability to use grammar learned at the beginner level. In addition, they will learn and practice intermediate level grammar and vocabulary.
Students will (1) review grammar points and sentence patterns covered at the beginner level while (2) learn in depth about how to use grammar expressions required at the intermediate level.
Students have to certify this subject fits their level by taking the placement test (http://ttbj-tsukuba.org/).
Assignments/class participation: 30%, Quizzes: 30%, Final Exam: 40% (A minimum attendence of 70% is mandatory) Note that grades from A+ to C are to be determined based on the total score.
Check the course page for Japanese 4 Grammar 2B (Pre-intermediate) on manaba without fail.【10月9日】Orientation Grammar review【10月16日】 Quiz (none) Lesson 1: shijishi (demonstratives)【10月23日】 Quiz (Lesson 1) Lesson 2: joshi (particles)【10月30日】 Quiz (Lesson 2) Lesson 4: no, koto, mono【11月7日】 Quiz (Lesson 4) Lesson 5: genin, riyuu (cause, reason)【11月13日】 Quiz (Lesson 5) Lesson 6: mokuteki, kanou, ganbou (purpose, potential, desire)【11月20日】 Quiz (Lesson 6) Lesson 7: iku, kuru【12月4日】 Quiz (Lesson 7) Lesson 8: suru, naru【12月11日】 Quiz (Lesson 8) Review (Lessons 1 ~ 8)【12月18日】 Final test and feedbackWe will begin studying from the textbook ("Level Up Nihongo Bunpou Chuukyuu") from April 24. Please make sure you have the textbook by then.
Online Course Requirement
Students are expected to preview lessons before coming to class. In addition, students should also review lessons after each class. Students will be asked to write and discuss example sentences during class in order to firmly grasp the correct usage of each grammar point.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university