International Students

Japanese Language Studies

ABP First Semester Education

ABP first semester education (9th batch)

Shizuoka Campus / Hamamatsu Campus
1.About ABP first semester education

The ABP first semester education is a 15-week basic education program for international students of the undergraduate course of the Shizuoka University Asia Bride Program (ABP). All eligible international students will take the ABP Basic Japanese Course. Students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences / School of Education take basic courses in humanities, while students in the Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Agriculture attend basic science courses.

2.Objectives and subjects

Objective: To take a first-year class at a university, understand the lecture, and to develop sufficient Japanese language skills to submit the assignments and final report, and to take a quiz or final test.

[Open subjects]
ABP Basic Japanese (I to X): 10 classes / week (required)
ABP Japanese society: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Japanese History: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Japanese Geography: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Japanese politics: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Japanese Economy: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Basic Mathematics: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP basic physics: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Basic Chemistry: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP basic biology: 1 class / week (required selection)
ABP Basic Statistics: 1 class / week (required selection)
3.Class time

12-14 classes / 15 weeks (depending on the department)
8: 40-17: 35 (Monday-Friday)

4.Qualification

International students belonging to the ABP Bachelor Program

5.Evaluation

A comprehensive or a general or formative evaluation. The person in charge of each subject decides which evaluation method to use.

6.Grade evaluation

The grades are indicated by S (Outstanding), A (Excellent), B (Good), C (Pass) and D (Fail). S, A, B, and C are acceptable and D is unacceptable.
S: 90-100, A: 80-89, B: 70-79, C: 60-69, D:0-59

7.Extracurricular activities

In the first semester education period, activities are planned to visit companies in Shizuoka Prefecture.

8.Contact information

Shizuoka campus
Ryozo SASAKI (Specially Appointed Associate Professor, International Cooperation Promotion Organization)
Laboratory: Common Education Building A 402-1
TEL:054-238-4252
E-mail:sasaki.ryozo@shizuoka.ac.jp

Hamamatsu campus
Sachiyo SAGAWA  (Lecuterer, International Cooperation Promotion Organization)
Laboratory: Faculty of Engineering, Building 7, 308
TEL:053-478-1636
E-mail:sagawa.sachiyo@shizuoka.ac.jp

Timetable (REIWA 5th, 2nd semester)
Shizuoka campus
  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
1-2 period
8:40~10:10
ABP Basic Japanese I   ABP Basic Japanese II ABP  ABP Basic Japanese III ABP Basic Japanese IV ABP Basic Japanese V
3-4 period
10:20~11:50
ABP Basic Japanese VI ABP Basic Japanese VII ABP Basic Japanese VIII ABP Basic Japanese IX ABP Basic Japanese X
5-6 period
12:45~14:15
ABP Japanese Economy ABP Japanese Society /
ABP Basic Biology
ABP Basic Math   ABP Japanese Politics /
ABP Basic Physics
7-8 period
14:25~15:55
ABP Japanese History ABP Basic Chemistry     ABP Japanese Geography
9-10 period
16:05~17:35
         
Hamamatsu campus
  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
1-2 period
8:40~10:10
        ABP Basic Statistics
3-4 period
10:20~11:50
  ABP Basic Physics ABP Basic Chemistry ABP Basic Biology ABP Basic Math
5-6 period
12:45~14:15
ABP Basic Japanese VI  ABP Basic Japanese VII  ABP Basic Japanese VIII  ABP Basic Japanese IX  ABP Basic Japanese X 
7-8 period
14:25~15:55
ABP Basic Japanese I   ABP Basic Japanese II  APB Basic Japanese III   ABP Basic Japanese IV  ABP Basic Japanese V  
9-10 period
16:05~17:35
         
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