International Students

Japanese Language Studies

Intensive Japanese Course

Intensive Japanese Course (Beginning) Fall Semester, 2022

Shizuoka Campus

Syllubus

1.The Course outline

INTENSIVE JAPANESE COURSE (BEGINNING) is not offered this semester.

Intensive Japanese Course (Intermediate) Fall Semester, 2022

Hamamatsu Campus
1.The Course outline

The Intensive Japanese Course (intermediate) is a course for upper intermediate learners and is held 15 weeks. This course is planned for international students who aim to improve Japanese proficiency intensively with 10 classes. This course is available for students who will be able to attend all the classes during the term, from October to February. It should be noticed that all the students are expected to concentrate on Japanese language training from October to February. In this sense, the students should know that their research activities will be consequently restricted.

2.Objectives

Have an integrated command of the language especially one sufficient for studying in the University (Level N1 in Japanese Language Proficiency Test).

3.Time table

MON TUE WED THU FRI

12:45~14:15
Intermediate Japaense Ⅰ
(Project Work)
Intermediate Japaense Ⅶ
(Writing Composition)

Intermediate Japaense Ⅳ
(Grammar and Reading)
Intermediate Japaense Ⅴ
(Grammar and Reading)

14:55~15:55
Intermediate JapaenseⅥ
(Grammar and Reading)


Intermediate Japaense Ⅸ
(Vocabulary)
Intermediate Japaense Ⅹ
(Writing Composition)
4.Admission Qualifications / Requirements
  1. International Students who are recommended by the Organization Director (based on their Japanese level being judged as equal to N2 level on their placement tests), Japanese Government Scholarship Students and Students in the Japan-Korea Joint Program for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering.
  2. Students who have intention to study Japanese and attend all the classes during the term.
  3. Students who have permission to enroll in this course from their academic advisor.
5.Evaluation

Mid-term and final examinations are conducted during the course.
Your overall grade in the class will be decided based on the following: class participation, quizzes/assignments and final examination.
The assessment will be graded as S (Special A), A, B, C and D. S, A, B and C are all pass grades and D is a fail.

6.Certificate / Transcript

A “Certificate of Achievement” to other students if they attend more than 80 % of the classes and take all the necessary examinations. A “Certificate of Completion” will be awarded to the Japanese Government Scholarship Students and Students and Students in the Japan-Korea Joint Program for Undergraduates in Science and Engineering.
Although Academic credits are offered as General Education classes to Exchange Students, Japanese Studies Students and Full-time Students (Undergraduate and Graduate), they are not counted for graduation.

7.Application and Contact

Applicants should take the placement test held on the end of September. Applicants should register in the second week of October.

Professor Mari Hakamata(Organization for International Collaboration)
Office: Faculty of Engineering, Bldg.7#305
TEL:053-478-1675
E-mail: hakamata.mari@shizuoka.ac.jp

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