Japanese IV

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Japanese IV

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Intermediate, High Intermediate

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0 - 0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    This high-intermediate Japanese course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to take content courses in Japanese, to participate in discussions, and to develop and deepen friendships in Japanese. In terms of knowledge building, students learn core vocabulary, expressions, and grammatical items through the use of everyday materials such as newspaper articles and newscasts. In terms of skills development, students are given tasks designed to help them; comprehend short passages quickly and accurately, follow short conversations and television broadcasts, express themselves in face-to-face and telephone conversations, give short presentations, and write letters and short reports.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.