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
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
Application deadline: 23rd December, 2014