Course code Valo2356
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
6 9 96 28 68 144
E-courses Valo2356: Japanese Language IV
Course annotation This course is the first level of intermediate Japanese and is divided into two categories: grammar and communication. (Once a week for grammar class, and twice a week for communication class.) . We focus on developing speaking and listening skills in this course. The aim of this course is to develop the ability to communicate in various situations encountered in daily college life in Japan.

Course responsible lecturer Agnese Haijima
Results By the end of this semester, students will be able to connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences, events and dreams. They will also be able to make simple presentations in Japanese using PowerPoint slides. The target level is A2/B1 in accordance with Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Course plan
1.Studying abroad (1) (2) (3)2L4P
2.Studying abroad (4) (5) (6)2L4P
3.Homestay (1) (2) (3)2L4P
4.Homestay (4) (5) (6)2L4P
5.At college (1) (2) (3)2L4P
6.At college ((4) (5) (6)2L4P
7.At restaurants (1) (2) (3)2L4P
8.At restaurants ((4) (5) (6)2L4P
9.Recreation (1) (2) (3)2L4P
10.Recreation (4) (5) (6)2L4P
11.Review6P
12.Looking for a part-time job (1) (2) (3)2L4P
13.Looking for a part-time job (4) (5) (6)2L4P
14.Gift (1) (2) (3)2L4P
15.Gift (4) (5) (6)2L4P
16.Review6P






Requirements for obtaining credit points In-class performance (task accomplishment, practice of dialogues, presentation) (10%)
Home assignments (10%)
Oral Exam (30%)
Final Exam (written) (50%)




Study programmes Asian Studies