Japanese 5 Writing 1A (Intermediate) University of Tsukuba
Students will be able to write coherent compositions of about 800 characters. They will learn Japanese composition rules; consider overall structure; write compositions divided into about three paragraphs; use appropriate expressions and language forms; write simple expository and opinion pieces; etc.
To be able to write coherent compositions of about 800 characters that convey to the reader their ideas about things they are very familiar with.
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.
Class participation 20%, Homework 50%, Final exam 30% Note that grades from A+ to C are to be determined based on the total score.
Orientation, Level check compositionLesson 1 Rules for Japanese composition writingLesson 2 Creating paragraphs considering compositionLesson 3 Expressions connecting sentences and paragraphsLesson 4 Comparing thingsLesson 5 Explaining in order,DefiningLesson 6 Expressing one’s opinionLesson 7 Explaining cause and effectLesson 8 Explaining the changingFinal exam
Online Course Requirement
・Preview the text thoroughly before coming to class. ・Students are expected to submit assigned compositions by the deadline.
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