Summer 2022 - JAPN 200 D100

Japanese III (3)

Class Number: 4707

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Tu, We, Th, Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
    WMC 2523, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    JAPN 110 (or JAPN 101) or equivalent.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

Follows JAPN 110. Everyday language usage is emphasized in providing students with communicative skills at the advanced introductory level of Japanese. Students learn to comprehend everyday language in various situations using the appropriate speech style, and to read adapted texts and write coherently.

COURSE DETAILS:

NOTE Tutorials start in week one and all students are required to attend the first tutorial.

This course, which is the continuation of JAPN 110, is designed to provide students with communicative skills at the advanced beginner’s level of Japanese. Students will learn to comprehend everyday language in various situations using the appropriate speech style, read adapted texts, and write coherently. Nearly one hundred Kanji will be introduced for production (for a cumulative total of three hundred).  Apart from the main textbook and its workbook, supplementary materials will be provided in order to introduce various aspects of Japanese culture. The emphasis of this course is not only to build a solid understanding of the grammatical structure of the language, but also to learn a practical usage of the language.  

NOTE

  • Tutorials start in week one and all students are required to attend the first tutorial.
  • The tutorials will be offered mostly in synchronous (live) sessions that require students’ attendance (in person or online depending on the section). Some parts (About 40 minutes per week) will be asynchronous, where students watch lecture videos and complete assignments. Students are still expected to be available during the set scheduled class times.
  • There will be no final exam during the final exam period.

PLACEMENT

Those with any prior knowledge in Japanese language beyond the level of the course may not register.

Students with any prior knowledge of Japanese must contact the course chair <cfurukaw@sfu.ca> to have a placement interview before registering in the course. The failure to report previous knowledge of Japanese may result in a withdrawal from  the course.  

All the Japanese language courses at SFU are currently designed only for non-heritage learners. Heritage language learners who have native or near native speaking ability in Japanese but still are strongly interested in taking any courses should consult the instructor before registering.

Grading

  • Quizzes 10%
  • Written exam 1 & 2 15% x 2 30%
  • Correction of Written exam I and the self-feedback sheet 3%
  • Oral exam 1 & 2 6% x 2 12%
  • Workbook (At the end of each lesson) 10%
  • Reading & Writing assignment (At the end of each lesson) 10%
  • Dialogue assignment (At the end of each lesson) 10%
  • Attendance and in-class performance 10%
  • Speech 5%

NOTES:

GRADING SCALE

A+  96-100          B+  80-84                  C+  65-69             D  50-54

A    91 - 95          B    75-79                   C    60-64             F    0- 49

A-   85 - 90          B-   70-74                  C-  55-59

*Grades are based on individual students’ achievement and not on comparison with other students.

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

Genki volume II: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, 3rd editionby E. Banno, Y. Ohno, Y. Sakane & C.Shinagawa. The Japan Times 2020.  

Genki volume II, Workbook: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, 3rd edition, by E. Banno, Y. Ohno, Y. Sakane & C.Shinagawa. The Japan Times 2020.


RECOMMENDED READING:

Makino, Seiich and Michino Tsutsui. A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar. The Japan Times, 1989

ISBN: 978-4-7890-0454-6


Registrar Notes:

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS

SFU’s Academic Integrity web site http://www.sfu.ca/students/academicintegrity.html is filled with information on what is meant by academic dishonesty, where you can find resources to help with your studies and the consequences of cheating.  Check out the site for more information and videos that help explain the issues in plain English.

Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the University community.  Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the University. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the University. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html

TEACHING AT SFU IN SUMMER 2022

Teaching at SFU in summer 2022 will involve primarily in-person instruction.  Some courses may be offered through alternative methods (remote, online, blended), and if so, this will be clearly identified in the schedule of classes. 

Enrolling in a course acknowledges that you are able to attend in whatever format is required.  You should not enroll in a course that is in-person if you are not able to return to campus, and should be aware that remote, online, or blended courses study may entail different modes of learning, interaction with your instructor, and ways of getting feedback on your work than may be the case for in-person classes.

Students with hidden or visible disabilities who may need class or exam accommodations, including in the context of remote learning, are advised to register with the SFU Centre for Accessible Learning (caladmin@sfu.ca or 778-782-3112) as early as possible in order to prepare for the summer 2022 term.