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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SUP4064303, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2014/15

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
IA0280, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 12.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination JAPANESE LANGUAGE
Department of reference Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge EDOARDO GERLINI
Other lecturers SONIA FAVI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines L-OR/22 Languages and Literature of Japan and Korea 12.0

Course unit organization
Period Annual
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 12.0 60 240.0 No turn

Start of activities 10/01/2014
End of activities 12/06/2015
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Prerequisites: Nothing in particular.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims at giving the students a basic knowledge of the writing system, grammar and lexicon of the Japanese language. Particular emphasis is placed on the acquisition of passive competences.
Examination methods: Written test.
Assessment criteria: Correct grammatical proficiency and memorization of writing system and lexicon used in class.
Course unit contents: Presentation of the Japanese writing system (hiragana, katakana, kanji); basic notions of morpholgy and syntax; exercices of sentence formation, reading and writing.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons + homework to be checked during classes.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Textbook:
De Maio S., Negri C., Oue J. (a cura di), Corso di lingua giapponese, vol.1, Milano, Hoepli, 2006.

Other printed materials will be given by the teacher during classes.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • De Maio S., Negri C., Oue J. (a cura di), Corso di lingua giapponese, vol. 1. Milano: Hoepli, 2006.