Syllabus

Japanese III: The Modern Short Story

Code
GJP23R
Points
7.5 Credits
Level
First Cycle
Faculty
School of Language, Literatures and Learning
Subject field
Japanese (JAA)
Group of Subjects
Japanese
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Japanese1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1G1F
Approved
Approved, 23 August 2018.
This syllabus is valid from 23 August 2018.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to, in Japanese:

  • discuss the contents of literary texts
  • read prepared literary texts relatively fluently
  • write a simple analysis of literary texts.

Course Content

In the course, a number of short stories in modern Japanese are read. The student’s ability to read swiftly is trained and they increase their knowledge of kanji by reading the characters in their linguistic context. By means of summaries and commentaries, the students develop their ability to express themselves orally and in writing.

Assessment

Continuous assessment will be used during the course. Grades will be based on written assignments, active performance in class and on a written review of one of the short stories.

Forms of Study

Japanese is used as the language of tuition, with English exeptionally used as support language. Teaching takes the form of seminars and self-study activities.

Grades

The Swedish grades U - VG

Prerequisites

  • Japanese II: Language Proficiency 2, 15 credits at First cycle, or equivalent knowledge

Other Information

This course syllabus replaces JP1039.