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2021/2022

Японский язык

Статус: Дисциплина общефакультетского пула
Когда читается: 1, 2 модуль
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This advanced level Japanese language course (Advanced Course) is designed for non-native learners of Japanese who have taken approximately three years of regularly paced college-level Japanese. It aims to acquire and improve skills in the main types of translation, considering the specifics of intercultural communication. The overall goal of this course is to bring students’ Japanese proficiency to an advanced level and help them develop an active command of authentic reading materials. At the end of the course students will achieve C1 level according to the CEFR.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • to improve basic direct and reverse translation techniques, considering the specifics of intercultural and inter language communication;
  • to improve and systematize Japanese language skills by means of comparing the systems of the source language and the target language of translation;
  • to develop skills and proficiency in the main types of translation;
  • to enhance knowledge in linguistic and regional studies on the basis of topical issues of our times.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Students learn basic vocabulary related to geography of Japan and its population. Students have understanding of geographical and economical differences between various regions. Students have listening skills of authentic foreign language speech within the studied topics.
  • Students have listening skills of authentic foreign language speech within the studied topics, transmitted by various channels (from a live voice to audio and video recordings); know how to choose and adequately use the word depending on the context within the studied topics.
  • Students have the ability to select and apply adequate translation strategies in accordance with the type of translation. Students are able to use the basic translation models and translation transformations when analyzing the translation process and its results.
  • Students can recognize speech levels: official, unofficial, neutral, etc. Students are able to recognize linguistic markers of social relations and use them.
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Geographical location and population.
    National Emblem, flag of Japan. Geographical location and population of the country. The location of the biggest cities.
  • State and Constitution
    The Constitution of Japan and Constitutional Reform (2016). Debating the Constitution
  • Economics
    The Japanese Economic Miracle. Japan's Recent Economic Problems
  • Politics and diplomacy
    International Situation and Japanese foreign relations in terms of diplomacy, economics and political affairs
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Gcumulative
    During the semester there are grades for oral and written work. These grades are entered into the electronic journal into the rows “written grade” and “oral grade”. Besides these grades, students have several written and oral tests during the semester. The results of these tests are also entered into the electronic journal. The overall weight of tests is higher than the weight of general grades, at the same time, the overall weight of the written work is higher than of oral work. All the grades are whole numbers between 0 and 10. If the calculated grade turns out to be fractional, it is rounded to the whole number. Decimals below 0,5 are rounded down, decimals over 0,5 are rounded up.
  • non-blocking Gfinal assignment
    If the calculated grade turns out to be fractional, it is rounded to the whole number. Deciles below 0,5 are rounded down, deciles over 0,5 are rounded up. ]f the student missed the final assessment without an acceptable excuse, then he/she gets a “0” mark. If the student missed the final assessment because of a good excuse, they will be offered another time for taking the exam and re-assessment.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.7 * Gcumulative + 0.3 * Gfinal assignment
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Ama, M. (2018). JPNS 392.01: IS: Advanced Japanese Speaking.
  • ISHIHARA, N. (2017). Advanced Japanese : Communication in Context. [Place of publication not identified]: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1620780

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Фесюн А.Г. - Язык японских СМИ - Издательский дом Высшей школы экономики - 2013 - 216с. - ISBN: 978-5-7598-0988-3 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/66095