Japanese language classes for students in the MEXT Preliminary Education Program (Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences Auditing students)

Overview

Students in the MEXT Preliminary Education Program are eligible to register for Elementary I, Elementary II, Intermediate I, Intermediate II and Advanced Japanese classes. However, these students are not eligible to register for the 4H courses in the Elementary I, Elementary II, Intermediate I and Intermediate II levels. Please also note that these students cannot acquire credit for their Japanese language classes.

Classes offered in 2020

There are cases in which the registration schedule and class timetable are changed due to the spread of COVID-19 infections. Please check the latest update on "Information page" through your KULASIS account.

The classes students in the MEXT Preliminary Education Program are eligible to take in the second semester in 2020 are as follows. The classes that a student attends are determined at the guidance.

※You can search and check the syllabus for each class here.

Elementary I Class

▲ In order to check speaking ability, students should attend by all means at the first lesson of the classes with ▲sign.
◎ As a rule, registration of the Kanji class is limited to one class per student.
● : You cannot take the same class twice in the same semester. [ex. Elementary Japanese I (Conversation)①②]

Class Title Day & Time Credits Classes
/week

Elementary Japanese I
(8H course)①
Mon.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15
8 4
Fri.
08:45-10:15
10:30-12:00

Elementary Japanese I
(8H course)②
Tue.
14:45-16:15
16:30-18:00
8 4
Fri.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15
●▲
Elementary Japanese I
(Conversation)①
Wed.
10:30-12:00
2 1
●▲
Elementary Japanese I
(Conversation)②
Thu.
14:45-16:15
2 1
Elementary Japanese I
(Listening)
Wed.
13:00-14:30
2 1
Elementary Japanese I
(Reading・ Composition)
Thu.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Elementary Japanese I
(Kanji)
Mon.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Elementary II Class

▲ In order to check speaking ability, students should attend by all means at the first lesson of the classes with ▲sign.
◎ As a rule, registration of the Kanji class is limited to one class per student.

Class Title Day & Time Credits Classes
/week
Elementary Japanese II
(8H course)
Tue.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15
8 4
Thu.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15

Elementary Japanese II
(Conversation)
Wed.
13:00-14:30
2 1
Elementary Japanese II
(Listening)
Wed.
14:45-16:15
2 1
Elementary Japanese II
(Reading・ Composition)
Fri.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Elementary Japanese II
(Kanji)
Mon.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Intermediate I Class

▲ In order to check speaking ability, students should attend by all means at the first lesson of the classes with ▲sign.
◎ As a rule, registration of the Kanji class is limited to one class per student.

Class Title Day & Time Credits Classes
/week
Intermediate Japanese I
(8H course)
Tue.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15
8 4
Thu.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15

Intermediate Japanese I
(Conversation)
Tue.
10:30-12:00
2 1
Intermediate Japanese I
(Listening)
Fri.
10:30-12:00
2 1
Intermediate Japanese I
(Reading)
Wed.
10:30-12:00
2 1
Intermediate Japanese I
(Composition)
Thu.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Intermediate Japanese I
(Kanji)
Fri.
08:45-10:15
2 1

Intermediate II Class

▲ In order to check speaking ability, students should attend by all means at the first lesson of the classes with ▲sign.
● : You cannot take the same class twice in the same semester. [ex. Intermediate Japanese II (Composition) ①②]

Class Title Day & Time Credits Classes
/week
Intermediate Japanese II
(8H course)
Mon.
14:45-16:15
16:30-18:00
8 4
Fri.
13:00-14:30
14:45-16:15
●▲
Intermediate Japanese II
(Conversation)①
Mon.
13:00-14:30
2 1
●▲
Intermediate Japanese II
(Conversation)②
Tue.
10:30-12:00
2 1
Intermediate Japanese II
(Listening)
Thu.
14:45-16:15
2 1
Intermediate Japanese II
(Reading)
Wed.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Intermediate Japanese II
(Composition)①
Mon.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Intermediate Japanese II
(Composition)②
Fri.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Advanced Class

▲ In order to check speaking ability, students should attend by all means at the first lesson of the classes with ▲sign.
◆ A highly advanced Japanese proficiency is required to attend the classes with ◆sign.
● : You cannot take the same class twice in the same semester. [ex. Advanced Japanese (Academic Writing) ①②]

Class Title Day & Time Credits Classes
/week
●▲
Advanced Japanese
(Conversation)①
Mon.
14:45-16:15
2 1
●▲
Advanced Japanese
(Conversation)②
Tue.
16:30-18:00
2 1

Advanced Japanese
(Academic Presentation)
Fri.
14:45-16:15
2 1

Advanced Japanese
(Academic Listening)
Fri.
13:00-14:30
2 1

Advanced Japanese
(Composition)①
Thu.
10:30-12:00
2 1

Advanced Japanese
(Composition)②
Fri.
10:30-12:00
2 1
Advanced Japanese
(Listening)
Thu.
13:00-14:30
2 1
Advanced Japanese
(Academic Discussion)
Wed.
16:30-18:00
2 1
Advanced Japanese
(Reading)
Fri.
16:30-18:00
2 1
●◆
Advanced Japanese
(Academic Writing)①
Tue.
08:45-10:15
2 1
●◆
Advanced Japanese
(Academic Writing)②
Thu.
16:30-18:00
2 1

Schedule

The schedule for registering classes for the second semester in 2020 is as follows.

September 14 (Mon)
~ September 16 (Wed)
Placement test (online)
September 25 (Fri) Announcement of placement test score by e-mail
September 30 (Wed) Japanese course guidance
October 1 (Thu) Classes begin
First update of the registration status on KULASIS account
October 9 (Fri) Second update of the registration status on KULASIS account
October 9 (Fri) 8:30
~October 19 (Mon) 12:00
Registration confirmation and adjustment
※Students who feel uneasy about their assigned level may consult one of the Japanese language coordinators during this period.
October 21 (Wed) Class registration finalized
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