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Japanese Language and Pedagogy

California State University Long Beach

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About

The Japanese Language and Pedagogy programme at California State University Long Beach provides a comparative understanding of the cultural, economic, and socio-political significance of Asia in the 21st century. It requires competency in one or more Asian languages. To achieve this, MA students are encouraged to study abroad for part of their course work.

Overview

The Japanese Language and Pedagogy option at California State University Long Beach provides students with a vigorous training in pedagogy to teach Japanese as a foreign and heritage language while they further develop Japanese language ability. 

The programme

The JLP option has two goals. Upon successful completion of the option, students should be able to (1) apply their pedagogical knowledge and skills, which they have acquired in the course work, to their teaching, and (2) develop Advanced-level proficiency of Japanese language based on ACTFL's Proficiency Guidelines. All courses are taught in Japanese.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Practice of Teaching Japanese
  • Pedagogical Grammar
  • The Structure of the Japanese Language
  • Acquisition of Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language: Theory and Practice
  • Selected Readings,'Writing in Japanese
  • Technical Japanese

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in Japanese

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree a major in Asian Studies, or a field with an emphasis on Asia, including Cultural Geography, International Business, and International Studies and Linguistics.
  •  A 3.0 (“B”) GPA in Asia and Asian language related courses taken as an undergraduate. (A student whose GPA is less than 3.0 may appeal to the Department’s Graduate Committee for a possible waiver of this requirement.)
  •  Asian language requirement:
  •  Two letters of recommendation (preferably from academic sources).
  •  A short statement of the candidate’s objectives in pursuing the A/ST MA degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3588 USD/year
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  • National

    3588 USD/year
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Funding

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