Introduction to Business Japanese (on-demand course)

This course is aimed at those who are just starting to learn business Japanese, and deals with introductory content aimed at acquiring basic linguistic knowledge and understanding business culture and manners. Business Japanese ability is required for international students to get a job at a Japanese company. However, the current situation is that there are few opportunities to come into contact with business Japanese in university life or daily life. The purpose of this course is to acquire basic knowledge of business Japanese and to prepare for working in Japanese in the future.
Subject field
Language
Course coordinator
Ryuta UHSIKUBO, Xiuyin CHEN
Target
Bachelor
Master
Doctor
General
High school
Fee: 2200 JPY
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Lecture
10 lectures
Video
8 videos
Required time
Three months
Language
Japanese, English
Subtitles
Required Japanese language level
N2/B2
Purpose
Career up, Qualified
Issue
Certificate
Start month
May
Open period
2022-05-18 ~
Contents
Lecturers
Competencies
Other information
Contact

Course

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    • Last update
    • 2022-08-01
    • Start month
    • May
    • Required time
    • Three months
    • Lecture time
    • 45-60min
    • Open period
    • 2022-05-18 ~
    • Delivery method
    • On-demand
    • Course restrictions
    • None
    • System requirements
    • PC
Keywords
Business Japanese, On-demand course, Toyo University

Contents

1
Course Introduction
Course Syllabus
2
Students will review basic knowledge of honorific expressions used in business situations and consider their proper usage.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
3
This unit will focus on situations and occasions in which honorifics are used and honorific expressions that are easily mistaken.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
4
This unit covers business vocabulary used in "office" situations and students will learn how to use it appropriately.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
5
This unit Identifies points to note about how to understand the culture behind the language and learn specific methods of understanding.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
6
This unit introduces the sociolinguistic theory of politeness, identifies language-specific differences, and teaches how to think about it in business situations.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
7
This unit covers katakana vocabulary related to "management" and its proper usage.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
8
Students will learn the basic concepts and expressions of "consideration for others" in business Japanese.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
9
Students will consider the role of manners in business situations and review basic knowledge.
On-demand lecture
Quiz
10
Submit an assignment report based on 8 lessons.
Assignment report

Lecturers

Course coordinator

Associate Professor
Center for Global Education and Exchange
Toyo University

Prof. Ushikubo graduated from Dokkyo University. He learned Japanese language education in the doctoral program at Waseda University and got a Ph.D. (Japanese Language Education). He worked as a deputy chief instructor at an overseas educational institution (Waseda Education Thailand). After returning to Japan, he kept pursuing a career in language education, working as a research assistant at Waseda University and a lecturer at the Kwansei Gakuin University. He is currently teaching Japanese at the Center for Global Education and Exchange, Toyo University. His specialty is qualitative data analysis, teacher research, and classroom research.

Lecturer
Center for Global Education and Exchange
Toyo University

Graduate of the Japanese Language Program at the College of Foreign Languages of the Ocean University of China. Completed the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Humanities, Kobe University.Assistant at the University of Hamburg (Germany) and Kobe University. Part-time and full-time Lecturer at Kobe Design University and Japan University of Economics. Currently a Lecturer at Toyo University. Doctor Chen’s research covers modern Japanese grammar, Japanese language education, Japanese linguistics, as well as corpus linguistics. Takes special interest in sentence-final markers and Chinese-related lexicon in modern Japanese. Building on her theoretical knowledge of Japanese grammar and vocabulary, as well as her own learning experience, the lecturer will offer hints how to improve your Japanese skills.

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Instructor
Full-time Lecturer
University of International Business and Economics School of Foreign Studies

Completed the master’s program in the field of national literature education and research, Department of Cultural Structure, Graduate School of Humanities, Kobe University.
Japanese language education internship experience at Beijing University of Foreign Studies (China), Oxford University (UK).
After working as a lecturer at the National Tsinghua University (China), she is currently a full-time lecturer on foreign nationality at the University of International Business and Economics School of Foreign Studies.

Competencies

Logical thinking ability, International character, Autonomy, Language proficiency

Course requirements

・ Those who have Japanese ability equivalent to N2 (JLPT) or higher
*We highly welcome students from overseas countries and regions.
・Those who can submit the assignments.
・Those who can take the BEVI after taking the course.
・Those who can watch all lessons’ videos.

Evaluation method

None

Contact

TOYO Japanese Language Program
Email: toyo-jlp@tugs.co.jp
https://toyo-jlp.com/