Japanese Language Education
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Japanese Language Education
Japan ; The land of The Rising Sun.
Do you want to be different? Do you want to be set apart from the rest of the crowd? Then this program at GU is definitely for you.
Globalization has opened new markets and allowed countries to engage in trade faster. However, there is always the problem of communication because nations speak different languages, which is why learning new languages is increasingly encouraged. Being able to speak other languages improves economic ties because communication is facilitated and understanding is enhanced.
Studying the Japanese Language at GU will qualify you to teach the language after getting your degree. Japan has increasingly drew the attention as the largest industrial ,economical & cultural force nowadays. Japan is the third largest economy in the world after the United States and China. The Japanese economy is larger than those of Germany and the United Kingdom, which are ranked fourth and fifth largest. Thus, making the Japanese language the Language of the Future.
Around the world, more than 128 million people speak Japanese as their mother tongue. A sound grasp of the Japanese language will provide you with insights into modern institutions, traditional practices, and lived experiences from an insider perspective. Japanese is one of the world’s 15 most commonly used languages. A cultural treasure-trove, the country is also a major global economic power. The current globe is now more connected than ever, thus speaking multiple languages unlocks genuine opportunities across several fields. Over the past 150 years, Japan has experienced change at a breakneck pace but has retained its fascinating cultural heritage. Studying with us allows you to develop linguistic and analytical skills, to engage critically with this dynamic society.
As the Asian economy rises, more opportunities for work would be available. Japanese is a language that is not commonly taught or studied, like French, German or Spanish. Learning Japanese will boost your professional value. When you learn Japanese, you’ll have less competition in opportunities available in different fields, such as business, social sciences, humanities, technology, teaching, journalism and tourism. If you want to be a translator for the government or a language services provider, your competition is lower when you speak Japanese compared to other more commonly taught languages.
To graduate this program , you will need to study 128 credit hours, these are classified in 3 different levels as follows:
- University Requirements include a total of 20 credit hours , divided into 14 credit hours for 7 mandatory courses and 6 credit hours for 3 elective courses.
- Faculty Requirements include a total of 24 credit hours , divided into 15 credit hours for 5 mandatory courses and 9 credit hours for 3 elective courses.
- Specialized Requirements include a total of 84 credit hours, divided into 60 credit hours for 20 mandatory courses and 24 credit hours for 8 elective courses.
The Applied Japanese Language (Teaching Track) provides students with a clear understanding and historical overview of the Japanese culture, traditions and norms, along with a high level of proficiency in the Japanese written and spoken language. The program also enables students to function effectively in cross-cultural contexts, and to contribute meaningfully to the global challenges of today’s world.
Graduates of this program will possess the following learning outcomes:
Read different texts correctly according to the rules of phonetics.
Explain literary currents in Japanese language.
- Designate basic knowledge in the fields of teaching Japanese language.
- Interconnect Arabic culture with the Japanese culture.
- Distinguish between the standards of teaching Japanese as a foreign language and Compares the teaching curricula for different ages.
- Use different Japanese dictionaries and write research according to the rules of scientific research.
The wide range of skills, our students will acquire from our program, including speaking, reading, writing, analyzing, and understanding cultural aspects of Japan will give them the edge in a range of careers, both in Egypt and Japan.
Graduates of this program may follow the following career paths:
- Flight Attendants.
- Tourist Guides.
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