Today’s Objectives • Be able to summarize your expectation and requirement. • Get to know about academic Japanese language and culture.
Exercise: can you draw a map of JPN? • Based on the actual map, find your partner(s). • In English, introduce yourself to each other. (1 min) • Introduce your partner to classmates. (30 sec for each person)
Can you read? http://www.coelang.tufs.ac.jp/modules/ja/pmod/practical/index.html (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies 2013)
Syllabus • Requirement: participation in language activities in class, H.W.(vocabulary study), and taking quiz. • Expectation: academic achievement of the following standards (slide #6)
NGSS Standards for world language • Demonstrate understanding of basic words and everyday expressions dealing with simple and concrete daily activities and needs presented in a clear, slow, and repeated speech. (Listening) • Read and write 1) Japanese scripts: hiragana, katakana, and 58 kanji (Reading & Writing) • Recognize written familiar words, phrases and simple sentences supported by (or not by) visuals. (Reading) • Respond to/Initiate orally simple questions, directions, and classroom commands without English reference. (Speaking) • Say and write simple declarative and interrogative sentences in the present and past tense grammatically, regarding personal and everyday information (Total) • Comprehend basic aspects of Japanese culture: greeting, bowing, currency, food, school, leisure (Culture)
Teaching strategies • If you come late, pay $1. • That day’s representative utters “Kiritsu, Rei, Chakuseki.” after we have 7 seconds meditation (the beginning and the end of every lesson). https://www.erin.ne.jp/jp/lesson01/basic/index.html (Japan Foundation 2013) • Typical procedure
Classroom rules • No gadgets are allowed (manner mode please) • Take your risks to make mistakes • Mutual Respect
Be Japanese persona • Call your classmate by Last name + san(suffix). • Call your instructor by his first name + sensei, or just “sensei.”
Survey • Pls take the survey (5 min). • When you turn it in, find the katakana charts. By using them, try to write your full name in katakana on the name tag.
Practice: Speak and act Demo -> Copy -> Pair work (command for your partner) • arigatoogozaimashita • hai • iie • ii desuka? ? • kiritsu • rei • chakuseki
Little surprise • For assessment as the whole group, we use mini white-board. You need to write down your answer as quickly as possible, say, in 30 sec. (Let’s try on the next 4 slides)
Assessment • This class focuses on speaking and listening skills of the Japanese language. • T • F
Assessment • You can call your classmate by only his or her first name in class. • T • F
Assessment • You can call your instructor by his first name with suffix sensei. • T • F
Assessment • You like to know your H.W. • True • False
H.w. • Study the vocabulary list for Ch.1 greetings section. (The vocab quiz on Thursday!) We go through this together now • Be able to write your last name in katakana.
Did we achieve the objectives? • Be able to summarize your expectation and requirement. • Get to know about Japanese language and culture.
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