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Calling Applications for Theme-based Course

‘Introduction to Japanese Literature-Part 2’(日本文学入門 Part 2)

Outline of the course : The course would be divided into three parts, and in each part a work from

a particular period will be chosen and read by all in the class, the material will be given beforehand

to the students so that they are prepared with all the new words and Kanjis when we read it in the

class. On the final day of the course each of the students will be supposed to make a presentation

on any one aspect of the works which have been read in class.

Level of the Language of the Aspiring Students: In this part of the course, all the literary works

read in the class will be in Japanese language, though the explanations and discussions may, at

times be held in English too. Thus, the aspirants of this course should have a minimum of

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N3Level.



Lecture date, time and venue

Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm /Venue: The Japan Foundation, New Delhi / Material Fee: Rs. 200

Day                  Contents

9th Jan  – Orientation, Introduction to the Second part of the Course

23rd – Jan Reading a work from Ancient Literature 古典文学の作品の読書

th Feb – Reading a work from Ancient Literature 古典文学の作品の読書

20th Feb – Reading a work from Medieval Literature 近世文学の作品の読書

6th Mar – Reading a work from Medieval Literature 近世文学の作品の読書

20th – Mar Reading a work from Contemporary Literature 現代文学の作品の読

3rd – Apr Reading a work from Contemporary Literature 現代文学の作品の読書

17th – Apr Students Presentation 学習者の発表


*The dates mentioned here however are tentative and subject to change.


Application and Course Fee Payment

– Please visit the Japan Foundation (GF) in order to obtain the Course Instruction and Application Form.

– Please fill up the Application Form and submit it at the reception of Japan Foundation (GF).

– Due to class size, telephone interview will be conducted on a first-come-first- served basis in the order

of application submission. Please note that once all the seats are filled by early-bird applicants, the

telephone interview will not be conducted for the late applicants.

– Those who are selected shall come and pay the material fee at the Japan Foundation to finalise

the registration.

Application deadline: 23rd December, 2014