Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
MPAS2152 Upper-intermediate Japanese I & II 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Language and communication studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Asian Studies
MDP in Asian Studies
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to further develop students’ language skills, enabling them to clearly and fluently express their viewpoint on topical issues. Students will also learn JLPT N2-level grammar and vocabulary.

General description

Conversational practices, discussions, exercises (grammar, listening and Kanji), reading comprehension and short essays.


A placement test for Japanese language studies is arranged on 1 September 2015 at 10 a.m., indicating which level is most appropriate.

Please see the latest information on the CEAS Study Leaflet regarding starting dates.

Teacher responsible

Ayano Nagata

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7-Sep-2015 – 23-Nov-2015
Tutorials 48 h
Autumn 2015
Mon 7-Sep-2015 - 23-Nov-2015 weekly at 8.30-10.00, CEAS

Evaluation criteria

Written exam 70%, presentation 20%, class participation/assignments/attendance 10%.

Study materials

Textbook (Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced) and supplementary materials.