Applications closedBJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test J2 level Preparation Course
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【Four-day Course】In this course, while conducting exercises with the goal of passing the BJT Japanese Proficiency Test J2 level, you will acquire the socio-cultural knowledge necessary for working in Japanese society and improve your overall business Japanese proficiency. In the class, the lecture will explain how to get used to the question format using the same format as the BJT Japanese Proficiency Test, understand the points, and then be able to derive the correct answer on your own.


【Course Scheudles】Tuesday・Friday,6:15 - 7:45 PM(JST(Please attend four lesson.)

Times Date Contents Lecture
1 3/15(Tue) Orientation (What is Business Japanese Proficiency) / BJT Test Structure Ryuta USHIKUBO
2 3/18(Fri) A Practical Exercise and Strategies in BJT Listening Tasks Ryuta USHIKUBO
3 3/22(Tue) A Practical Exercise and Strategies in BJT Listening and ReadingTasks Xiuyin CHEN
4 3/25(Fri) A Practical Exercise and Strategies in BJT Reading Comprehension Tasks Xiuyin CHEN

【Textbook Information】(For sale online)
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『BJTビジネス日本語能力テスト対応 実践ビジネス日本語問題集 語彙・文法・読解編(with English and Chinese translation)』950 Yen


Ryuta USHIKUBO/Xiuyin CHEN/ Toyo University Center for Global Education and Exchange

Prof. Ushikubo graduated from Dokkyo University. He learned Japanese language education in the doctoral program at Waseda university and got a PhD (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 Xiuyin CHEN graduated from 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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Course outline

Lecture nameBJT Business Japanese Proficiency Test J2 level Preparation Course
Date and timeMarch 25, 2022 (Friday) , 06:15 PM (JST) 〜 March 25, 2022 (Friday) , 07:45 PM (JST)
Lecturer Ryuta USHIKUBO/Xiuyin CHEN
Toyo University Center for Global Education and Exchange
TargetJapanese ability equivalent to N2 (JLPT) or higher
Capacity1,000 participants (first-come-first-served basis)
Streaming service Cisco Webex Meetings
Application periodMarch 02, 2022 (Wednesday) , 12:00 AM (JST) ~ March 11, 2022 (Friday) , 11:59 PM (JST)

・ Those who can take classes using a computer (tablet terminal) or headset
* You cannot take classes from your mobile phone as you will be asked to solve the questions.

・ Those who can attend all four lessons.
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