Course code Valo3578
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 32 64 144
E-courses Valo3578: Japanese Language VI
Course annotation The course is designed for the students who have completed Japanese Language V. The purpose of this course is to develop students abilities of Japanese language, including grammar, reading, writing and speaking according to level B1/2 of CEFR.


Course responsible lecturer Jānis Priede
Results Students will be able to communicate in Japanese in different situations as well as read and write Japanese in the level of B1/2 of CEFR. They will also improve presentation giving skills in Japanese using the Power Point grogramme.

Course plan 1.L11: Socializing with Japanese People (1) (2 ) (3)L2, S4
2.L11: Socializing with Japanese People (4) (5 ) (6)L2, S4
3.L15: Ascending Mt.Fuji. (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
4.L12: Comparisons (1) (2) (3) L2, S4
5.L12: Comparisons (4) (5) (6)L2, S4
6.L14: Expressing contrasts (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
7.Preparations for presentation (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
8.Presentation (1) (2) Feedback and ReviewL2, S4
9.L20: Thinking about Environment (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
10.L20: Thinking about Environment (4) (5) (6) L2, S4
11.L18: Expressions of Anticipation (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
12.L19: Expressing One’s Own Opinion (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
13.L19: Expressing One’s Own Opinion (4) (5) (6)L2, S4
14.Writing about one’s own opinion (1) (2) (3)L2, S4
15.ReviewL2, S4
16.Preparations for exam (1) (2) (3)L2, S4




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


Study programmes Asian Studies