Advanced Terms in Geography and History

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Terms in Geography and History

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Japanese

  • Language Level

    Advanced, High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    1 - 1
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0 - 0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    This course for advanced students at levels 5 to 6 or the equivalent in the core curriculum provides various exercises and assignments for students to learn the vocabulary and expressions used in geography and history as taught in Japanese elementary and junior high schools. The course aims to help students (1) comprehend university lectures in Japanese, newspaper articles, and TV news, and (2) comprehend and master the vocabulary and background knowledge necessary for daily communication.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.