Course ID:KC18_SPST_A200_EN01

Speech A2 (Sightseeing) Tutor Support Course

Outline

This is a course where you make a speech in Japanese.
The theme of the speech is 'Sightseeing'. Would you like to try making a speech in Japanese about a sightseeing spot in your country that you recommend?

You will learn in a step-by-step process while also receiving tutor-support, so even those who have never given a speech in Japanese before can feel at ease taking part.

■ About the student selection process
This is a course where participating students are determined by a selection process. For those who wish to apply for the selection process, first carefully read the course outline in full. Then, within the designated application time period, please click the 'Course Registration' button and complete the application.

Note, results of the selection process are expected to be sent to the email address registered with 'Minato' on June 15(Fri.)11:00 approx. (Japanese Time).

Course Objective "Can-do"

1. Able to write a short, simple speech about a sightseeing spot in own country if indicated by the speech structure.
2. Able to give a short, simple speech that has been practised if allowed to sometimes refer to notes.
3. Able to answer simple questions after the presentation if allowed to sometimes ask for repitition or explanation.
4. Able to understand the general content when listening to a short, simple speech, and ask simple questions to confirm details etc., if visual aids are provided.

Teaching Materials Used

You can learn with the course study materials, Speech (Sightseeing).

This course was created based on the textbook "Speech for Basic Level Japanese: for organized oral presentation of one's country, culture, and society".

<URL>
http://www.jfkc.jp/en/material/speech.html
 

About Live Lesson

■ Live lesson
The live lesson has one tutor for 5 students. The lesson is 1 hour long. Live lessons are scheduled by class. Please choose a class that you can participate in, when you register for the course. At that time, please be sure to confirm the correct time in the country or region where you live. Classes and live lessons dates may not be changed for any reason whatsoever.

Class 1: 10:00-11:00am (Japanese Time) Jun 20 (Wed.), Jul 11 (Wed.)
Class 2: 15:00-16:00pm (Japanese Time) Jun 20 (Wed.), Jul 11 (Wed.)


■ System used
Live lessons are conducted using the web-meeting system Zoom<http://zoom.us/>. The Zoom lesson room can be accessed via an assigned URL, so there is no need to open an account. However, for any first time users the program will need to be installed in advance.
The system requirements (necessary bandwidth) for the group video conference using Zoom are as follows.
Upload Speed 600kbps / Download Speed 1.2Mbps
For those who do not know the bandwidth of their internet connection, please use the following site to conduct a speed test. (This will transfer you to an external site.)
http://www.speedtest.net/

■ What you need
To take the live lessons and oral test, please have the following four items ready.
1. Computer with internet connection
  Windows:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista with SP1 or later
  Mac:Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
2. Browser
   Windows: IE7+,  Firefox,  Chrome,  Safari5+
    Mac: Safari5+,  Firefox,  Chrome
3. Headset (with microphone)
4. Web camera

Note:
・Live lessons connect learners from around the world. Please do not be late. Please understand that there may be up to a 15-minute delay, depending on the connection.
・Be sure to use a computer that is connected to the internet. Do not participate with a smartphone, as information will be shared during live lessons.
 

Completion Requirements

Passing Score: score of 60% or higher

The allocation of points is as follows.

STEP1   Course Orientation
STEP2  【Live Lesson 】 Think about what to say
STEP3   Write Speech Draft
STEP4   Prepare for the Speech
STEP5  【Live Lesson 】 Speech Presentation
STEP6   Self-Evaluation
STEP7   Review what you have learnt

【Please Note】
A Completion Certificate will not be produced if any of the steps are not completed.

Enrollment cannot be performed as it is outside the application period.

    • Application Period
    • Japanese Time
    • YYYY/MM/DD hh:mm
    • 2018/05/29 12:00 - 2018/06/11 23:59
    • Attendance Period
    • Japanese Time
    • 2018/06/15 12:00 - 2018/07/24 23:59
    • Selection Result Notification Day
    • Japanese Time
    • 2018/06/15 around 11:00am
    • Course Type
    • Tutor Support
    • Capacity
    • 10 Places (Selection)
    • Level of Japanese
    • A2
    • Study Category
    • Speaking, Writing, Listening
    • Language of Explanation
    • English
    • Expected Hours of Study
    • 9 Hour(s)
    • Course Operator
    • KC(Japan)
    • Course Fee
    • Free