Seminar in Japanese Language I-A University of Tsukuba
This course aims to improve students' basic oral presentation ability, as well as the necessary public speaking skills in Japanese that are a part of university life. Students will complete project work, with a focus on discussions and presentations. In addition, they will learn both cooperatively and autonomously how to identify problems and arrive at their solutions.
Students will be able to improve their ability of oral presentation in university seminar. Students will be able to do presentation, Q&A, and discussion about abstract matters. Students will be able to explore a problem and can write report about it.
1. Communication ability, and 4. Broad perspective and international character
Homework 30% Report 30% Final Presentation 40%
(1) Practice about Japanese writing using the main text and check each other (2) Short speech about current topics (3) Prepare for final speech and paper *according to the size of this class, this schedule possibly changes slightly.Class orientation Level check (Reading comprehension, discussion, presentation) Self introductionText 「ことばのドリル」１ Discussion and presentationShort speech about current topics Text 「ことばのドリル」２ Discussion and presentationShort speech about current topics Text 「ことばのドリル」３ Discussion and presentationShort speech about current topics Text 「ことばのドリル」４ Discussion and presentationMake outline for final presentation 1 Text 「文章表現」１ Discussion and presentationMake outline for final presentation 2 Discussion about outlines(Short speech about current topics) Text 「文章表現」２ Discussion and presentation(Short speech about current topics) Text 「文章表現」３ Discussion and presentationText 「文章表現」４ Preparation for final presentation 1 submit final paper (1st version)Preparation for final presentation Checking final paper (1st version)Submit final paper (2nd version) Preparation for final presentation 2RehearsalFinal presentation 1 (with Q&A)Final presentation 2 (with Q&A) Feedback Submit final paper
Online Course Requirement
Students are expected to collect information about global situation. Students are expected to actively participate in this class. Students should take both this course and Seminar in Japanese Studies II-B.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university