AEAJ 301 Advanced Japanese I (Class No, 1979)

Fall 2006

 

 

This course is designed for students who have completed second year Japanese or permission of the instructor.

 

Instructor/Office Hours/Phone/E-mail

間野恭子(Kyoko Mano Ullrich/ Lecturer

Office: HU264

Office Hours: T 11:15-1:15, F 12:40-1:40

Phone: 442-4582

E-mail: kullrich@albany.edu

 

Meeting Time/Location

M.W.F 1:40~2:35 (Arts & Sci 0015)

 

Course Description

The course covers a solid foundation in four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Classroom activities and homework assignments help students achieve a practical command of the language.

We will study the rest of ようこそ Ch-5,Ch-6 and Ch7.

 

Course Materials

1. Yasu-Hiko Tohasku.ようこそContinuing with Contemporary Japanese, Second

Edition, McGraw-Hill Inc (Required)

 2.Workbook/laboratory manual to accompany ようこそContinuing with Contemporary Japanese, second Edition, MaGraw-Hill,Inc. (Required)

3. Kodansha’s Furigana Japanese Dictionary: Japanese English, English Japanese Kodansha (Required)

4. Kanji Dictionary: KODANSHA’S ELEMENTARY KANJI DICTIONARY, Kodansha (Required)

5. Seiichi Makino and Michio Tsutsui. A DICTIONARY OF BASIC JAPANESE GRAMMAR, the Japan Times. (Strongly Recommended)

 

 

 

Expectations

 

1.      Students are expected to review the materials (grammar, vocabulary, kanji etc.) covered in class, everyday, along with doing assigned homework.

2.      Classes are designed to help you learn to speak, read, write and understand Japanese through use of the language in communicative situations. Active participation in class activities is necessary.

3.      This course will be conducted entirely in Japanese.  Students will be expected to use Japanese as much as possible in the classroom and instructor’s office.

4.      Announcements are usually made at the beginning of class.  It is your responsibility to get information during class; therefore it is very important to come to class on time.

5.      Taking notes is required during class.

6.      Students will be expected to perform at the 300 level for all work associated with this class, both inside and outside the classroom.

 

 

 

Attendance Policy and Penalty

 

1.      No extra work can make up for absences.

2.      Absences are excused only if written notes on an institutional stationary are provided.

3.      One grade lower for more than 3 inexcusable absences. Two grade lower for more than 5 inexcusable absences. One full letter grade lower for more than 7 inexcusable absences. Additional one grade lower for every 2 times of inexcusable absences after 8. 

4.      When you come late, report it to the instructor at the end of the class on that day. OTHERWISE YOU ARE CONSIDERED ABSENT. Two times of being late for more than 15 minutes will equal one day absence. Being late for more than half the class time will equal one day absence.

 

 

 

 

Grading

 

Participation/Performance          10%

Chapter テスト & クイズ          25%

しゅくだい                         5%

作文(さくぶん)           15%

かん字                              5%

スピーチ プレゼンテーション     5%

スキット              5%

Final (文ぽう 25% 聞く 5% )        30%    

 

   The grading scale will be as follows:  100~90% A.  89~87% A-. 86~83%B+. 82~80%B.  79~77%B-.  76~73%C+. 72~70%C.69~67%C-. 66~63%D+. 62~60%D. 56~0%E

 

 

1.      Participation/Performance………..10%

The instructor will evaluate daily classroom participation. Full credit will be given to those who are present the entire class and fully participate. Participation in class discussion will be a major part of this grade.

 

2.      Chapter テスト&クイズ………..25%     

There will be 3 Chapter Tests, 2 Reading assignment Quizzes and 2 Kanji Tests.

 

3.      Homework………5%

Homework assignments and due dates will be announced in class.  In order to receive full credit, each assignment must be completed fully and carefully by the due time.   The instructor will collect homework at the beginning of class.  The instructor will not accept incomplete assignments and students are not allowed to hand in homework at the end of the class.

Assignments that are one day late will be reduced by one grade.  Assignments overdue by more than one day will receive a minimum grade of D (70% of the score for the assignment).  Homework that is overdue by more than a week will only be acceptable with consent of the instructor.

 

 

4.      作文(さくぶん)………..15%

To improve writing skills, 4さくぶんwill be assigned. Students will be required to use new vocabulary and grammar from each new chapter. Students are required to use as much kanji as possible.  The structure of さくぶん will be instructed in class.

     

作文 1 私の夏休み one page (400)

作文 2 人生とキャリアone and half pages(600)

作文 3 コミニュケーションとメディアone and half pages(600)

作文 4 自然と文化one and half pages(600)

 

5. スピーチ/プレゼンテーション……….5%

There is one スピーチ/プレゼンテーション in this course. Students will be allowed to use one of 作文2.3.&4  for their speech martial or write a new スピーチ/プレゼンテーション for this assignment.

 

5.      スキット………..5%

There are three skits in this course. Two short, two person conversations skits (students work by themselves to makes their own skits) with a minimum of 12 sentences, and one final skit, with a partner, with a minimum of 20 sentences. Each skit requires using of new vocabularies and new grammar structure.  Dates for drafts of these assignments will be announced.

    

6.ファイナル…………30% 

リスニングテストは12月8日金曜日です。Grammar final examination date will be announced during class.

 

ATTENTION!

 

1. NO Cheating/Plagiarizing.

2. NO Make-up Tests and Quizzes without instructor permission.

3. NO Make-up for absents.  

4. NO Eating in classroom.

5. NO Chattering in during lectures.

6. Students are strongly encouraged to use office hour appointments for additional help.

 

 

JPN301

 

 

 

9

6

 

シラバス

 

 

8

 

〜ようになる

 

 

11

 

〜ようになる/敬語(けいご)

 

 

13

 

敬語 I

 

 

15

 

敬語II/ スキット

 

 

18

 

スキット1

スキット1

 

20

 

敬語II /スキット

作文1Due

 

22

休み

 

 

 

25

 

スキット2

スキット2

 

27

 

Passives

作文1Final due

 

29

 

Passives

読みのクイズ1

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

2

休み

 

 

 

4

 

Ch-5 復習(ふくしゅう)

 

 

6

 

Ch-5 復習

 

 

9

 

Ch-5 テスト

Ch-5 テスト

 

11

 

〜ば 〜ほしい

 

 

13

 

〜ば 〜ほしい

 

 

16

 

敬語(けいご)III

 

 

18

 

敬語III

作文2 due      

 

20

 

Causative

 

 

23

 

Causative

 

 

25

 

Expressing Concession

作文2 Final due    

 

27

 

Expressing Concession

読みのクイズ2

 

30

 

スキット3

スキット3

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

3

 

かん字テスト1

かん字テスト1

 

6

 

Ch-6 復習

 

 

8

 

Ch-6 テスト

Ch-6 テスト

 

10

 

〜ものだ、〜よう

 

 

13

 

〜ものだ、〜よう

 

 

15

 

〜なくてもいい.〜わけだ

 

 

17

 

〜なくてもいい.〜わけだ

 

 

20

 

日本文化

 

 

22

休み

 

 

 

24

休み

 

 

 

27

 

スピーチ

 

 

29

 

スピーチ

作文3 Due

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

1

 

〜のに Ch-7復習

 

 

4

 

Ch-7 復習

作文3 Final due

 

6

 

Ch-7 テスト

Ch-7テスト

 

8

 

かん字テスト2

かん字テスト2

 

11

 

期末試験/Final (L) 聞く

期末試験(聞く)