Faculty of Foreign Languages
|Department of English
The importance of English continues increase in today’s society. This course aims to provide students with the advanced level of practical language ability and international sensibility required to hold their own with native speakers. With a focus on presentation and debate, the department aims to provide practical skills. Small-sized classes teach the basics, including correct pronunciation and grammar, to thoroughly develop English conversation ability and an understanding of culture in English-speaking areas, as well as deepen communication ability.
English Language and Education Course
This course was designed for students who want to learn English from a linguistic perspective, including grammar, pronunciation and comparative linguistics, as well as students aiming to become English teachers.
English Communication Course
This course was designed for students wishing to learn practical English based on an understanding of foreign cultures. This course teaches essential business skills, such as writing emails and English language documents.
British and American Culture Course
This course is optimal
for students who want to comprehensively research the cultural, societal and historical background of the languages used in English-speaking countries.
|Department of Chinese
With over 1.3 billion speakers, or one out of five people in the world, the demand for Chinese as a business language continues to increase in the new century. In 2002, China officially joined the WTO and the importance of Chinese in the business world will certainly increase. Our school’s Chinese language education aims to develop practical Chinese skills using the know-how we have developed in the more than one hundred years since our founding. We also teach the culture, history, and literature of Chinese-speaking countries and their relations with Japan.
This course is designed for students wishing to raise their practical language abilities in Chinese used in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
This course provides students with a deeper understanding of foreign cultures through the comprehensive study of the culture and history of Chinese speaking countries.
|Department of Spanish Language|
With over 350 million speakers in 20 countries, the demand for Spanish continues to rise and is one of the official languages of the United Nations. Through this course, you can acquire practical Spanish skills sufficient to meet these societal demands and learn about Spanish society, culture and history. We have prepared a curriculum to develop strong practical ability through small-sized classes run by native speakers, a short-term study abroad program for Spain and a long-term study abroad program for Spain and Mexico.
This course is designed for students who are interested in practical and linguistic study of Spanish and those who want to do work involving Spanish speaking countries.
Learn about the rich artistic and literary culture that forms the backdrop of the Spanish language and deepen your cultural understanding.
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