SoleOPS 3.6.2, ©2005-2017Solenovo Oy



Tunnus 9001001 
Opinto Destination Japan - Language and Culture 
Laajuus 3,00 
Opinnon tyyppi  
Aine (vain kieliopinnoissa) Japani 
Luokitus Koulutuskohtainen 
Vastuuorganisaatio Liiketalous, ICT ja kemiantekniikka vapaasti valittavat opinnot 
Opintojakson tavoitteet

The objective of the course is to give the students some basic Japanese language and cultural readiness. By the end of the course, the students have learned some useful phrases in Japanese. The cultural topics include group orientation, time concepts, hierarchy, politeness, food culture etc.

Opintojakson sisältö
  • Introduction: What is culture?
  • Verbal and Non-verbal communication
  • Indirect communication: the Japanese never say “no”?
  • Concept of time
  • Group orientation vs. Individual orientation
  • Hierarchy & Formality
  • Politeness
  • Gender role
  • Food culture
  • Language

For the cultural module students are given two written assignments, one individual and one group task.


The course evaluation is passed or not-passed, based on the class attendance, assignments and active participation.