Course code Valo2326
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 48
E-courses Valo2326: Kanji III
Course annotation Approximately 170 new characters will be introduced in this course. In order to build strong knowledge of newly learned characters, attention will be also paid to reading and writing skills. For this purpose students will read different texts, such as personal letters, diaries, short stories and essays. Students will also practice writing on topics related to the reading materials.

Course responsible lecturer Agnese Haijima
Results Together with 170 newly learned characters students will be able to recognize approximatelly 380 characters in total. By the end of the course students will be able to express their opinion on simple daily topics and comprehend simple texts (personal letters, diaries, stories, essays). The target level is A2 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Course plan 1.College Life (1)2(L)
2.College Life (2)2(P)
3.Letters (1)2(L)
4.Letters (2)2(P)
5.Humoresque "A Cat's Plate" (1)2(L)
6.Humoresque "A Cat's Plate" (2)2(P)
7.Superstition (1)2(L)
8.Superstition (2)2(P)
9.Tomomi’s Diary (1)2(L)
10.Tomomi’s Diary (2)2(P)
11.E-mail (1)2(L)
12.E-mail (2)2(P)
13.Hiroshi Aoyama’s Diary (1)2(L)
14.Hiroshi Aoyama’s Diary (2) 2(P)
15.Greetings in English and Japanese (1)2(L)

Requirements for obtaining credit points Fulfilment of tasks during a classes (30%)
Regular submission of home assignments (20%)
Final (written) exam (50%)

Study programmes Asian Studies