AP/JP2000 6.0 Advanced Modern Standard Japanese

Japanese Studies Program at York University

Instructions for written assignments

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Format:

Please use the type-in manuscript paper genkoo-yooshi for the Japanese text (MS Word) at the following URL.

            http://buna.arts.yorku.ca/japanese/genko.html

Length: one page (strictly observed)

Please submit English translation of each assignment using a separate MS Word document.

 

Style

Please use -desu/-masu formal style unless instructed otherwise.
Later writing style will be introduced.

 


Software and Apps for Writing and Translation

Please feel free to use available software or apps for writing and translation to improve your writing.
You cannot ask someone to write your assignment or ask someone to proof-read it. That would constitute breach of the academic honesty policy.  


Submission

Please send assignments to the following address as an E-mail attachment.


Assignment drop box

           


Feeback: colour-coded

Your writing assignments (draft version) will be returned to you with the following colour codes depending on the errors or
suggested improvement. Please rewrite the draft and submit the final version for assessment.

黄色
文字(もじ)・表記(ひょうき)
character/spelling

語彙(ごい)          
vocabulary
灰色
表現(ひょうげん)
expression

構文(こうぶん) structure

文体(ぶんたい)
style
V
 挿入(そうにゅう)
insert


Rewriting

You have two weeks to rewrite the colour-coded draft upon receiving it from the instructor.


Late submission

Late submission might be allowed for special circumstances with the instructor’s discretion - illness, accident, death in the family, etc.

Late submission could be subject to penalty (5% reduction per day).

 

Evaluation

The following criteria are used to assess assignments.

·        Content                                    10                       

·        Organization                            10

·        Structure                                  10

·        Expression/Vocabulary            10

·        Writing                                     10

 

 

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Norio Ota <nota@yorku.ca>