Japanese 7 Speaking 1A (Pre-advanced) University of Tsukuba
Students will be able to logically explain and debate about social issues. They will have discussions and present in groups about topics of interest to them. By stating their opinions in relation to others', they will be able to have deeper and more fulfilling discussions.
Students will be able to talk about social issues using some data. They will be able to have discussions based on evidence, and make presentations based on their specialties or area of interest.
Students should have speaking abilities equivalent to Speaking Level 6. They must have the proficiency to talk to some degree about social concerns (e.g. differences in customs, current events, etc).
Homework 30%, Quizzes 30%, Presentation 40%
Week 1: Orientation/Level check Weeks 2 to 9: Explanation of arguments, group discussions, presentation, etc. Weeks 10: Feedback session
Online Course Requirement
In order to offer logical explanations about points of issue and about their stance on various topics, it is hoped that students will develop a broad interest in society and expand their vocabulary.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university