Kanji (Beginner) 2-1B University of Tsukuba
Students will learn the form and structure of kanji and 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 these.
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. It is desired that they can write hiragana and katakana.
Homework 10%, Quizzes 20%, Final test 70% (Attendance rate of 70% or higher is required) Note that grades from A+ to C are to be determined based on the total score.
Week 1: Orientation (Lesson 11) /Level check Weeks 2 to 9: Introduction of kanji, one or two chapters per week Week 10: Final test Lessons 11 to 22 of Basic Kanji Book Vol. 2 will be covered for the entire semester.Orientation, Lesson 11Lesson 12Lesson 13Lesson 14,Lesson 15Lesson 16,Lesson 17Lesson 18Lesson 19Lesson 20Lesson 21,Lesson 22Final Test
Online Course Requirement
Classes are generally held face-to-face. The content of classes is subject to change. Students must be present on the first day of class for an explanation of the course content. If you are unable to attend, contact the school in advance by email.
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