日本語教師養成講座始まるぞ! (Starting my Japanese teacher training course)


Next month, i’ll be starting my Japanese teacher training course.
If i do pass the exam, i think i’ll be the 1st Singaporean to pass the teaching course.

To take this exam, you need to 1st, complete a 420 hours teaching training course, then sit for the exam in Japan. Once one passes the exam, he/she will own a “license” to teach Japanese officially.

One would need to take up the following modules. Looks very hard heh? One would think that i am taking the exam for myself. No, that ain’t true. I hope i can use the knowledge gained to help my students know more about Japan and the language.

Outline of Linguistics/ Introduction to the Study of Japanese Linguistics
Syntax and Form of the Japanese Language
Discourse analysis in Communication Research
Applied Linguistics
Studies of Japanese Vocabulary and Meaning
History of Japanese Language
Expression and Thought in English and Japanese
English: Society and Culture
Language Studies Abroad
Introduction to the Study of Japanese Language Teaching
Teaching Practice of Japanese Language
Study of Japanese Language Teaching I, II
Reading in Japanese Language Teaching
Introduction to Communication Theory
Japanese Culture
Asia and Japan
Psychology of Perception and Body Language
Multicultural and Multilingual Society
Cross-Cultural Training


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