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Бакалавриат 2019/2020

Базовый курс японского языка

Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для Вашей будущей карьеры»
Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для расширения кругозора и разностороннего развития»
Лучший по критерию «Новизна полученных знаний»
Направление: 41.03.01. Зарубежное регионоведение
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 1-4 модуль
Формат изучения: Full time
Учебный ассистент: Ермолина Анастасия Анатольевна, Ракитина Алиса Андреевна
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 23

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course is designed to provide practical skills and knowledge in the Japanese language to the students who have no background in Japanese, to acquire knowledge of the linguistic aspects of the language needed to communicate in Japanese. At the same time, the course provides students with the opportunities to develop sufficient competency in Japanese to use it in a variety of ways to achieve the communicative objectives. The course will focus on the four skills: speaking, listening, writing and reading. It is expected that students will reach the A2 level according to CEFR by the end of the course. Students are also expected to acquire basic speaking and listening comprehension skills, a considerable body of basic grammar, reading and writing skills within the topics covered in class.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • communicative competence – developing communicative skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing in communicative scenarios and topics chosen for the course
  • language competence – learning new language units (orthographic, phonetic, lexical, grammar) related to communicative scenarios and topics of the course; learning about language phenomena in the foreign language, about various ways of expressing ideas using the native and foreign languages
  • socio-cultural competence – introducing students to the culture, traditions, and realia of the country whose language they are learning; developing skills of presenting their country and its culture when communicating with foreigners
  • cognitive competence – developing general and special academic skills; familiarizing students with available ways of autonomous learning of a foreign language and culture, ICT included
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of Japanese kana and will be able to write and read words in hiragana and katakana. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of basic etiquette phrases
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 1, 2 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 1, 2 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: New Friends , Shopping 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 1,2,3
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 3,4. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 3, 4 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Making A Date , The First Date. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 4,5.
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 4,5. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 4, 5 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: The First Date , A Trip To Okinawa. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 6,7
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 6,7. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 6,7 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: A Day In Roberts Life, Family Picture. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 8,9,10
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 8,9. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 8,9 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Barbecue, Kabuki. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 11,12,13
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 12,13. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 12,13 and use it accurately. 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Feeling Ill, Looking for a Part-time Job. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 17,18,19
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 14,15. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 14,15 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Valentine’s Day, A Trip to Nagano. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 20,21,22
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 16,17. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 16,17 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Lost and Found, Grumble and Gossip. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 23,24,25
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 18,19. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 18,19 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Johns Part-time Job, Meeting the Boss. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 26,27,28
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 20,21. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 20,21 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Mary’s Shopping,Burglar. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 29,30
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 22,23. 2. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 22,23 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Education in Japan , Goodbye. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 31,32
  • Students will pass the Final Examination
  • 1. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the active vocabulary of Unit 10,11. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of the grammatical constructions of Units 10,11 and use it accurately 3. Students will be able to talk on the following topics: Winter Vacation Plans, After the Vacation. 4. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of hieroglyphs from Units 14,15,16
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Japanese Kana & Pronunciation
    1. Japanese Kana : writing and reading rules of hiragana and katakana. 2. Pronunciation. 3. Greetings
  • Unit 1. New Friends; Unit 2. Shopping; Kanji № 1,2,3
    Unit 1. NEW FRIENDS GRAMMAR: 1) Numbers (1-100) 2) Time 3) Telephone numbers 4) The particle の 5) XはYです 6) Question sentences TOPICS: 1) Introducing yourself 2) Asking people their names and what they do 3) Asking/telling people times, phone number, etc. Unit 2. SHOPPING. GRAMMAR: 1) Numbers (100-1000,000) 2) これ、それ、あれ、どれ 3) この、その、あの、どの + noun 4) ここ、そこ、あそこ、どこ 5) だれの + noun 6) The particle も 7) Noun + じゃないです 8) The particles ね and よ TOPICS: 1) Asking and answering how much things cost 2) Going shopping 3) Ordering food in restaurant HIEROGLYPHS: №1: 一、二、三、四、五、六、七、 八、九、十、百、千、万、円、口、目 №2: 日、月、火、水、木、金、土、曜、 本、人、今、寺、時、半、刀、分 №3: 上、下、中、外、右、左、前、後、午、門、間、東、西、南、北
  • Unit 3. Making a Date; Unit 4. The First Date; Kanji № 4,5
    Unit 3. MAKING A DATE GRAMMAR: 1) Verbs (present tense) 2) The particles を、で、に、へ 3) Time expressions 4) ~ませんか 5) Word order 6) Frequency adverbs 7) The topic particle は TOPICS: 1) Talking about daily activities and customs 2) Extending invitations 3) Accepting and refusing invitations Unit 4. THE FIRST DATE. GRAMMAR: 1) Xがあります/います 2) XはY の前です 3) Nouns (past tense) 4) Verbs (past tense) 5) The particle も 6) ~時間 7) たくさん 8) The particles と TOPICS: 1) Asking and describing where things are 2) Talking about the things that happened in the past 3) Talking about habitual actions in the past HIEROGLYPHS: №4: 田、力、男、女、子、学、生、先、何、父、母、年、去、毎、王、国 №5: 見、行、米、来、良、 食、飲、会、耳、聞、言、 話、立、待、周、週
  • Unit 4. The First Date (continue) Unit 5. A Trip to Okinawa; Kanji № 6,7
    Unit 4. THE FIRST DATE. GRAMMAR: 1) Xがあります/います 2) XはY の前です 3) Nouns (past tense) 4) Verbs (past tense) 5) The particle も 6) ~時間 7) たきさん 8) The particles と TOPICS: 1) Asking and describing where things are 2) Talking about the things that happened in the past 3) Talking about habitual actions in the past Unit 5. A TRIP TO OKINAWA. GRAMMAR: 1) Adjectives (present and past tenses) 2) 好き(な)/きらい(な) 3) ~ましょうか 4) ~ませんか 5) ~枚 TOPICS: 1) Talking about travel 2) Making offers and invitations 3) Asking the postage cost and buying stamps at the post office 4) Talking about likes and dislikes HIEROGLYPHS: №6: 大、小、高、安、新、 古、元、気、多、少、広、早、長、明、好、友 №7: 入、出、市、町、村、 雨、電、車、馬、駅、社、校、店、銀、病、院
  • Unit 6. A Day in Robert’s Life; Unit 7. Family Picture; Kanji № 8,9,10
    Unit 6. A DAY IN ROBERTS LIFE. GRAMMAR: 1) ~てきださい 2) ~てもいいです 3) ~てはいけません 4) The te-form for describing two activities 5) ~から 7) ~ましょうか TOPICS: 1) Requests 2) Asking for and giving permission 3) Talking about rules and regulations 4) Offering to help 5) Giving reasons for doing /not doing something Unit 7. FAMILY PICTURE GRAMMAR: 1) ~ている 2) Describing people 3) The te-form of adjectives/nouns 4) Verb stem + に行く TOPICS: 1) Talking about family and friends 2) Describing how people are dressed and how they look HIEROGLYPHS: №8: 休、走、起、貝、買、 売、読、書、帰、勉、弓、虫、強、持、名、語 №9: 春、夏、秋、冬、朝、 昼、夕、方、晩、夜、心、手、足、体、首、道 №10: 山、川、林、森、空、 海、化、花、天、赤、青、白、黒、色、魚、犬
  • Unit 8. Barbecue; Unit 9. Kabuki; Kanji No 11,12,13; Grammar and Kanji review; Final test
    Unit 8. BARBECUE. GRAMMAR: 1) Short forms (present tense) 2) Informal speech (present tense) 3) (Present tense) ~と思います 4) (Present tense) ~と言っていました 5) ~ないでください 7) Verb + のが好きです 8)  The particle が 9) 何が/何も TOPICS: 1) Expressing thoughts and opinions 2) Reported speech 3) Planning a trip or party Unit 9. KABUKI GRAMMAR: 1) Short forms (past tense) 2) Informal speech (past tense) 3) (Past tense) ~と思います 4) (Past tense) ~と言っていました 5)    ~ている人 6) まだ~ていません 7) ~から 8) The counter ~つ TOPICS: 1) Expressing thoughts and opinions 2) Reported speech 3) Ordering food in a restaurant or shop 4) Giving reasons HIEROGLYPHS: №11: 料、理、反、飯、牛、 豚、鳥、肉、茶、予、野、菜、切、作、未、味 №12: 音、楽、歌、自、転、 乗、写、真、台、央、映、 画、羊、洋、服、着 №13: 家、矢、族、親、兄、姉、弟、妹、私、夫、妻、主、住、糸、氏、紙
  • Unit 10. Winter Vacation Plans; Unit 11. After the Vacation; Kanji № 14,15,16
    Unit 10. WINTER VACATION PLANS. GRAMMAR: 1) Comparison between two items 2) Comparison among three or more items 3) Adjective/noun + の 4) ~つもりだ 5) ~ないでください 7) Adjective + なる 8)  どこかに/どこにも 9) 何が/何も 10) The particle で(ways, means) TOPICS: 1) Talking about future plans 2) Talking about means of transportation and the time required 3) Making reservations at the travel agency Unit 11. AFTER THE VACATION. GRAMMAR: 1)   ~たい 2) ~ことがある 3) The particle や TOPICS: 1) Talking about what you did after vacation 2) Introducing friends to each other 3) Asking where somebody comes from and talking about hometowns 4) Asking about childhood dreams and ambitions HIEROGLYPHS: №14: 教、室、羽、習、漢、字、式、試、験、宿、題、文、英、質、問、説 №15: 遠、近、者、暑、寒、重、軽、低、弱、悪、暗、太、豆、短、光、風 №16: 運、動、止、歩、使、送、洗、急、開、閉、押、引、思、知、考、死
  • Unit 12. Filling Ill; Unit 13. Looking for Part-time Job;Kanji № 17,18,19
    Unit 12. FEELING ILL. GRAMMAR: 1) ~んです 2) ~すぎる 3) ~ほうがいい 4) ~ので 5) ~なければいけません/~なきゃいけません 7) Adjective + なる 8)   ~でしょう TOPICS: 1) Describing symptoms of illness 2) Giving advice 3) Forecasting the weather Unit 13. LOOKING FOR A PART-TIME JOB GRAMMAR: 1)  Potential verbs 2) ~し 3) ~そうです (It looks like…) 4)  ~てみる 5) なら 6) Frequency TOPICS: 1) Using the telephone 2) Making appointments to meet 3) Giving reasons 4) Saying what you can or cannot do 5) Talking about part-time jobs HIEROGLYPHS: №17: 医、始、終、石、研、究、留、有、産、業、薬、働、員、士、仕、事 №18: 図、官、館、昔、借、代、貸、地、世、界、度、回、用、民、注、意 №19: 頭、顔、声、特、別、竹、合、答、正、同、計、京、集、不、便、以
  • Unit 14. Valentine’s day; Unit 15. A trip to Nagano;Kanji № 20,21,22
    Unit 14. VALENTINE’S DAY. GRAMMAR: 1)   ほしい 2) ~かもしれません 3) あげる/くれる/もらう 4)  ~たらどうでうか 5) も 6) しか TOPICS: 1) Seeking advice about presents 2) Talking about giving/receiving things 3) Speculating 4) Talking about special days Unit 15. A TRIP TO NAGANO. GRAMMAR: 1) Volitional form 2) Volitional form + と思っています 3) ~ておく 4) ~ので 5) Using sentences to qualify nouns TOPICS: 1) Inviting friends to do something with you 2) Making plans 3) Explaining about people or things in detail HIEROGLYPHS: №20: 場 戸 所 屋 堂 都 県 区 池 発 建 物 品 旅 通 進 №21: 丸 熱 冷 甘 汚 果 卵 皿 酒 塩 付 片 焼 消 固 個 №22: 笑 泣 怒 幸 苦 痛 恥 配 困 辛 眠 残 念 感 情
  • Unit 16. Lost and Found;Unit 17. Grumble and Gossip;Kanji № 23,24,25
    Unit 16. LOST AND FOUND GRAMMAR: 1)   ~てあげる/くれる/もらう 2) ~ていただけませんか 3) ~といい 4)  ~時 5)  ~てすみませんでした TOPICS: 1) Making requests 2) Apologizing 3) Talking about hopes and wishes 3) Explaining about something you have lost 4) Talking about special days Unit 16. GRUMBLE AND GOSSIP. GRAMMAR: 1) ~そうです 2) ~って 3) ~なくてもいいです 4) ~みたいです 5) ~前に/~てから TOPICS: 1) Grumbling 2) Gossiping 3) Conveying hearsay 4) Speculating 5) Likening people or things to someone/something else HIEROGLYPHS: №23: 覚 忘 決 定 比 受 授 徒 練 復 表 卒 違 役 皆 彼 №24: 全 部 必 要 荷 由 届 利 払 濯 寝 踊 活 末 宅 祭 №25: 平 和 戦 争 政 治 経 済 法 律 際 関 係 義 議 党
  • Unit 18. John’s Part-time Job;Unit 19. Meeting the Boss;Kanji № 26,27,28
    Unit 18. JOHN’S PART-TIME JOB GRAMMAR: 1)   Transitive and intransitive verbs 2) ~てしまう 3) ~と 4)  ~ながら 5)  ~ばよかったです TOPICS: 1) Expressing regret 2) Giving advice 3) Describing the condition of things 3) Explaining about something you have lost 4) Talking about failures Unit 19. MEETING THE BOSS GRAMMAR: 1) Honorific verbs 2) を~ください 3) ~てくれてありがとう 4) ~てよかったです 5) ~はずです TOPICS: 1) Speaking politely 2) Understanding conversations in polite situations 3) Expressing gratitude 4) Expressing satisfaction HIEROGLYPHS: №26: 遊 泳 疲 暖 涼 静 公 園 込 連 窓 側 葉 景 記 形 №27: 吉 結 婚 共 供 両 苦 老 息 娘 奥 将 祖 育 性 招  №28: 取 最 初 番 歳 枚 冊 億 点 階 段 号 倍 次 々 他 
  • Unit 20. Mary’s Shopping; Unit 21. Burglar;Kanji № 29,30
    Unit 20. MARY’S SHOPPING. GRAMMAR: 1)   Extra-modest expressions 2) Humble expressions 3) ~ないで 4)  Questions within larger sentences 5)  ~という~ 6)    ~やすい/~にくい TOPICS: 1) Speaking modesty 2) Understanding conversation in polite situations 3) Expressing gratitude 4) Expressing satisfaction Unit 19. BURGLAR. GRAMMAR: 1) Passive sentences 2) ~てある 3) ~間に 4) Adjective + する 5) ~てほしい TOPICS: 1) Talking about bad experiences or events 2) Describing things and situations 3) Telling somebody what you wish them to do HIEROGLYPHS: №29: 勝 負 賛 成 絶 対 続 辞 投 選 約 束 守 過 夢 的  №30: 飛 機 失 鉄 速 遅 駐 泊 船 座 席 島 陸 港 橋 交
  • Unit 22. Education in Japan; Unit 23. Good-buy; Kanji № 31, 32
    Unit 22. EDUCATION IN JAPAN. GRAMMAR: 1)   Causative sentences 2) Causative + あげる/くれる 3) Verb stem + ないさい 4)  Questions within larger sentences 5)  ~ば 6)    ~のに 7)  ~のような/~のように   TOPICS: 1) Talking about your childhood 2) Expressing your opinion on education 3) Asking for and giving advice 4) Giving orders 5) Complaining Unit 19. GOOD-BYE. GRAMMAR: 1) Causative -passive sentences 2) ~ても 3) ~ことになる 4) ~ことにしいる 5) ~まで 6)  ~方 TOPICS: 1) Talking about unpleasant experiences 2) Explaining about something you have decided to do 3) Talking about memories 4) Saying goodbye 5) Asking and explaining how to do things the right way HIEROGLYPHS: №31: 申、神、様、信、調、査、相、談、案、内、君、達、星、雪、降、直 №32: 危、険、拾、捨、戻、吸、旅、変、歯、髪、絵、横、当、伝、細、無
  • Grammar & Kanji review. Examination
    Review of Units 1-23. Review of hieroglyphs from Units 1-32
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-Class Control (speaking - 0.4/quiz - 0.1/grammar test - 0.3/test kanji - 0.2)
    Thе Cumulative Semester Grade is calculated according to the following formulae: Gcumulative = 0, 4 *(0,4 *Goral+ 0,6 *Goral test ) + 0,6 * (0,4 *Gwritten + 0,6 *Gwritten test ) Gwritten - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written assignments. Gwritten test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written tests. Goral - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral assignments. Goral test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral tests.
  • non-blocking examination
  • non-blocking In-Class Control (speaking - 0.4/quiz - 0.1/grammar test - 0.3/test kanji - 0.2)
    Thе Cumulative Semester Grade is calculated according to the following formulae: Gcumulative = 0, 4 *(0,4 *Goral+ 0,6 *Goral test ) + 0,6 * (0,4 *Gwritten + 0,6 *Gwritten test ) Gwritten - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written assignments. Gwritten test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written tests. Goral - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral assignments. Goral test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral tests.
  • non-blocking Examination
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    Thе Cumulative Semester Grade is calculated according to the following formulae: Gcumulative = 0, 4 *(0,4 *Goral+ 0,6 *Goral test ) + 0,6 * (0,4 *Gwritten + 0,6 *Gwritten test ) Gwritten - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written assignments. Gwritten test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written tests. Goral - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral assignments. Goral test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral tests.
  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    Thе Cumulative Semester Grade is calculated according to the following formulae: Gcumulative = 0, 4 *(0,4 *Goral+ 0,6 *Goral test ) + 0,6 * (0,4 *Gwritten + 0,6 *Gwritten test ) Gwritten - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written assignments. Gwritten test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in written tests. Goral - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral assignments. Goral test - is the average of all the grades received by the student for participation in oral tests.
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Kenneth G. Henshall, & Tetsuo Takagaki. (2013). Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana : Workbook and Practice Sheets. [N.p.]: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1567872

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Hamano, S., & Tsujioka, T. (2014). Basic Japanese : A Grammar and Workbook. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=797728
  • Kornfeld, M. (2006). japanese FOR BEGINNERS. Vegetarian Times, (340), 65. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=f5h&AN=20242276
  • Richard S. Keirstead. (2016). Japanese Hiragana and Katakana Practice Pad : Learn the Two Japanese Alphabets Quickly & Easily with This Japanese Language Learning Tool. [N.p.]: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1568900
  • Timothy G. Stout. (2013). Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners : First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System [Downloadable Content Included]. [N.p.]: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1567871
  • Timothy G. Stout. (2014). Japanese Katakana for Beginners : First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System. [N.p.]: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1567907
  • Toyozato, S. (2008). Japanese for Beginners : Learning Conversational Japanese - Second Edition (Includes Downloadable Audio). North Clarendon, Vt: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1569009