Kanji 2 A University of Tsukuba
Students will learn the form and structure of kanji and how to
distinguish between parts such as radicals and phonetic
components. They will also study both the Japanese and Chinese
readings of the kanji. They will be able to look up the kanji that
they see often in everyday life and devise strategies for
remembering them. (BKB L11-22)
Students will be able to understand the form and structure of kanji and recognize parts such as index (bushu) and pronunciation (onpu). They will also learn about the Japanese reading (kunyomi) and Chinese reading (onyomi) of kanji. They will learn how to look up kanji they encounter in school and in everyday situations, and devise ways to remember them. (Covers Lessons 11 to 22 of Basic Kanji Book Vol.1)
Students must be in Level Comprehensive Japanese 2 or higher. It is desired that they can write hiragana and katakana and have completed Level kanji 1 or have an equivalent level.
Homework 30%, Quizzes 20%, Midterm test 25%, Final test 25%
Online Course Requirement
For undergraduate exchange students (tokubetsu chokogakusei). There is a student number limit.
Details will be given in class or posted on manaba. Homework will be regularly given. Students are expected to learn kanji through classroom drills and homework, being conscious of the Kanji they see at school and in daily life, and thinking of their meaning and reading.
Exchange students who are tokubetsu choukougakusei (gakugun or undergraduate students) can join the class. Please inquire at the International Student Center for details.
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Contact person: Yiyin Chen
Link to the syllabus provided by the university