Foreign Language (Japanese)
- 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
- Reads and writes signs of syllabic alphabets (hiragana and katakana); - Operates approximately 90 hieroglyphs; - Uses approximately 250 lexical units, operates on the studied vocabulary in various contexts and situations; - Fluent in the basic grammar of the Japanese language, able to build a coherent text and dialogue on given topics.
- fluent in translating sentences from Russian into Japanese and from Japanese into Russian using learned vocabulary and grammatical constructions (written and oral).
- works the initial grammar of the Japanese language, is able to build a coherent text and dialogue on given topics.
- Uses approximately 700 lexical units, is able to apply the learned vocabulary in various contexts and situations, has the skills to search for unfamiliar words in the lexical dictionary.
- Introductory courseMastering syllabic alphabet, gaining basic knowledge of phonetics, mastering the basics of normative vocabulary and grammar.
- Business JapaneseStudying of the language of business communication at a Japanese company, business etiquette, vocabulary and hieroglyphics related to the professional sphere.
- Professional vocabulary. Part 1.Studying of the special vocabulary necessary for working with Japanese sources of the business information on the topics: “Market Economy”, “Market Conditions”, “Japanese Type of Management”, “Inflation and Deflation”, etc.
- The language of the Japanese mediaThe course consists of 3 parts: work with newspaper texts; work with Internet versions of Japanese media; work with TV news.
- Japanese for special purposesThe content of the lessons reflects the basic realities of modern life in Japanese society. Topics are being studied: demographic problems, informatization of society, ecology, globalization, the coexistence of cultures.
- Professional vocabulary. Part 2Studying the special vocabulary necessary for working with Japanese sources of the business information on the topics: “Problem banks”, “Economics of the soap bubble,” Restructuring, etc.
- Business Japanese. Advanced level.Continuation of the study of special vocabulary
- in-class participation
- final testThe exam will be conducted via LMS platform in specified period of session.
- Interim assessment (2 module)0.4 * final test + 0.3 * in-class participation + 0.3 * tests
- Interim assessment (4 module)0.4 * final test + 0.3 * in-class participation + 0.3 * tests
- 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
- Matsuzaki, W. (2017). Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad Ebook : Learn Japanese in Just Minutes a Day! (Ideal for JLPT N5 and AP Exam Review) (Vol. First edition). North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1795688
- McNulty,Anne. (2018). Japanese Stories for Language Learners : Bilingual Stories in Japanese and English (MP3 Downloadable Audio Included). LaVergne: Tuttle Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1938842
- Konomi, E. (2015). Beginning Japanese for Professionals : Book 1. Place of publication not identified: Portland State University Library. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsotl&AN=edsotl.OTLid0000254