Japanese 7 Writing 1A (Pre-advanced) University of Tsukuba
Students will be able to write well-structured compositions of around 2,000 characters that also include abstract elements. Students will: be aware of the reader; write logical, coherent, and structured essays; state their opinion and ground it with evidence; write with correct sentence structure; etc.
To be able to write logically coherent compositions of about 2,000 characters on topics such as abstract concepts. They are aware of their reader and able to come up with compositions that are logically consistent and well organized. They will be able to write using a variety of expressions which are appropriate for argumentative essays and reports. They will also be able to write using patterns of organization appropriate to their purpose and to the kind of composition and using correct sentence construction.
Students have to certify this subject fits their level by taking the placement test (https://ttbj.cegloc.tsukuba.ac.jp/p1.html) or by passing a subject one level below this subject.
Class participation/ Homework 35%, Final report 35%, Final exam 30%
Orientation, Level check compositionWriting style for reportsSentences that focus on matters, ParticlesNominalizing, Coherent sentenceResearch plan 1DefiningQuotingSummarizingResearch plan 2Final exam
Online Course Requirement
・Preview the text thoroughly before coming to class. ・Students are expected to submit assigned compositions by the deadline.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university