COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Proficiency in Japanese Language (Lower)
Course Code: 
15JAP230
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Proficiency in Japanese Language (Lower)' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

This paper will introduce the basics of Japanese language. Students will be taught the language through various activities like writing, reading, singing songs, showing Japanese movies etc. Moreover this paper intends to give a thorough knowledge on Japanese scripts that is Hiragana and Katakana. Classes will be conducted throughout in Japanese class only. Students will be able to make conversations with each other in Japanese. Students can make self-introduction and will be able to write letters in Japanese. All the students will be given a text on Japanese verbs and tenses.

Students can know about the Japanese culture and the lifestyle. Calligraphy is also a part of this paper. Informal sessions will be conducted occasionally, in which students can sing Japanese songs, watch Japanese movies, do Origami – pattern making using paper.