Applications closedA Practical Exercise in Business Japanese Vocabulary and Expressions
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Vocabulary and expressions used in business situations differ from those used in academic situations. This lecture will deepen your understanding of vocabulary and expressions used in business situations through practice exercises and commentaries based on theoretical content. We will use practice questions from the BJT test during the lecture, so please prepare paper and pencil in advance.

Yusuke TANAKA/ Aoyama Gakuin University Faculty of Literature(Associate Professor)

"Graduated from the Japanese Language and Culture
Course at the University of Tsukuba. Completed the
doctoral program at Waseda University Graduate School
and holds a Ph.D in Japanese Language Education. After
working as a JSPS Research Fellowship for Young
Scientists, a lecturer at Fudan University in China, an
assistant at Waseda University, a lecturer and an
associate professor at Toyo University, his current
position is Associate Professor of Aoyama Gakuin
University. His research topics include teaching Japanese
to foreign students and non-native minors, analysis of
Japanese teaching materials, language policy, history of
Japanese language education, Business Japanese,
introducing Japanese culture abroad, etc. Doctor Tanaka
is the winner of numerous awards, including the 32nd
Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Prize, the Prize for 2018 if the
Society for Teaching Japanese as a Second Language,
Waseda University Teaching Award (President’s Award)
in 2017, the University of Tokyo Good Practice for
Teaching Online President’s Award in 2020, and the 1st
SDGs Iwasa Prize for 2022, etc."

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Course outline

Lecture nameA Practical Exercise in Business Japanese Vocabulary and Expressions
Date and timeAugust 31, 2023 (Thursday) , 02:50 PM (JST) 〜 August 31, 2023 (Thursday) , 04:20 PM (JST)
Course nameSpring
Lecturer Yusuke TANAKA
Aoyama Gakuin University Faculty of Literature(Associate Professor)
TargetInternational students or employees with Japanese proficiency equivalent to JLPT N1, J2(BJT) or above.
Capacity1,000 participants per lecture (first-come-first-served basis)
Streaming service Cisco Webex Meetings
Fee1,100 JPY
Application periodAugust 01, 2023 (Tuesday) , 12:00 AM (JST) ~ August 30, 2023 (Wednesday) , 11:59 PM (JST)

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