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Japanese - Advanced Level 2

Module SZ07031

This Module is offered by TUM Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of SS 2013 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ07031 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to SS 2013.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The text book will finish working through Unit 25, the final unit, of the text book (Minna no Nihongo I).
This module is a preparatory course for the JLPT N5 (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). Students will review and practice writing (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji), vocabulary, reading exercises, grammar and listening comprehension exercises for the JLPT N5. Together, students will work through the JLP tests from the last 5 years.

Learning Outcome

After completing this module, students will be able to apply their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and pass the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).


Sound knowledge of Japanese Advanced 1

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

The course will be held primarily in Japanese; course content will be worked through in an activity-oriented, communicative atmosphere; targeted listening, reading and writing exercises; directed self-learning with provided materials


Text book; handouts (grammar explanations and worksheets); audio CD


Makino, A. (2002): Minna no Nihongo I. Lehrbuch. 3A Corporation, Tokyo, Japan;
Makino, A. (2002): Minna no Nihongo I. Übersetzung & Grammatikalische Erklärungen. 3A Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written exam (50 mins., no learning aids); active participation
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