2023-2024 / ASIE0034-1

Japanese language III (part II)


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Kanako Goto

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Improvement of Japanese language skill (grammar) and enrichment of communication level (oral expression, discussion). Student is expected to have a personal point of view on Japanese culture and to be able to discuss with other students in Japanese (preferable) or in French.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

This course helps students to improve their Japanese language communication skills. It offers students opportunities to express spontaneously their opinions in Japanese, and to discuss about issues and topics suggested by the Professor.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Intermediate level reqired as regards grammatical skill and writing ability. Students should be able to express themselves easily and understand others' conversations. At least a 2-year learning level.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

A visit of the Japanese Book collection in Université catholique de Louvain is planned to complete learning activities. 

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face learning method. 2h/ Week. 1st quadrimester. 
Face-to-face method a priori. However, according to the situation due to Covid-19, e-learning method might be used equally.

Recommended or required readings

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions ) AND oral exam

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Constant evaluation (presence at the course, written and oral work) and a final examination in June (writing, reading  and speaking skills are tested).

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Timetable for this academic year is fixed and can be searched by CELCAT.


Kanako GOTO

Association of one or more MOOCs