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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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
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MPAS2056 Intermediate Japanese I & II 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to make students' understanding of basic (JLPT N3-level) grammar solid and to further develop language skills so that they can advance to upperintermediate level. Emphasis of this course is on enabling students to interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers on familiar matters possible.


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

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures 4h/week

Teaching language


Modes of study

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Written exam 70%, presentation 20%, class participation/ assignments/ attendance 10%.

Recommended year of study

2017-2018, autumn (part I) and spring (part II) semester

Study materials

Textbook (An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese) and supplementary materials

Further information


Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
MODULE 7: Language Studies (MDP in Asian Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science
Finnish Study Modules