Optional Courses (Japanese)

 

1st year Monsoon Semester
Course No: JP511
Course Title:  Elementary Japanese
Course Credits: 2
Course Contents: Introduction of Japanese script i.e. hiragana, a few katakana words and 20 kanji (reading only), basic sentence patterns and oral practice to be applied in situations such as self introduction,  identifying things; time; calendar; counting using Japanese numerical classifiers; describing things; talking of daily activities; seasons;  making requests
Evaluation: Performance in two written Sessional Tests (50%) and End Semester examination (50%)
Teaching material: Minna no Nihongo I, Chapters 1-6, audio tapes/CDs, picture cards

1st year Winter Semester
Course No: JP512
Course Title:  Basic Structure
Course Credits: 2.
Course Contents: Reading of approximately 30 kanji, basic sentence patterns and oral practice to be applied in situations such as self introduction, likes and dislikes, making comparisons, shopping etc.
Evaluation: Performance in two written Sessional Tests (50%) End Semester examination (50%)
Teaching material: Minna no Nihongo Chapters 7-13, audio tapes/CDs, picture cards

 

2nd year Monsoon Semester
Course No: JP513
Course Title:  Intermediate Japanese
Course Credits: 2
Course Contents: Introduction of Japanese sentence patterns at lower intermediate level to be applied in situations such as making comparisons, requests, seeking permission, talking on phone etc,  reading and writing of approximately 20 kanji
Evaluation: Performance in two written Sessional Tests (50%) and End Semester examination (50%)
Teaching Material: Minna no Nihongo, Chapters 14 - 19, audio tapes/CDs and picture cards

2nd  year Winter Semester
Course No: JP514
Course Title:  Intermediate Japanese-II
Course Credits: 2
Course Contents: Introduction of Japanese sentence patterns at lower intermediate level to be applied in situations such as giving and receiving things, describing things and people using relative clauses,  reading and writing of approximately 20 kanji  
Evaluation: Performance in two written Sessional Tests (50%)  End Semester examination (50%)

Teaching Material: Minna no Nihongo - Chapters 19-25, audio cassettes/CDs