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
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MPAS2152 Upper-intermediate Japanese I & II 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
Ayano Nagata

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.


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

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Teaching language


Modes of study

Lectures 4h/week

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

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

Recommended year of study

2016-2018, autumn (MPAS2152, 5 cr) and spring (MPAS2153, 5 cr) terms.

Study materials

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

Further information

Homepage: https://moodle.utu.fi/enrol/index.php?id=980

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