11484

JAPN 102†† Introductory Japanese II

Kendall Heitzman

M T W Th .

8:50- 9:50 am

OLINLC 118

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian Studies†† The second part of a two-semester sequence introducing the fundamentals of the Japanese language. Students will systematically develop their abilities in the four primary skills: listening, speaking, writing and reading.Course work will consist of extensive study of basic grammar, language lab work, conversation practice, and simple composition exercises. Class size: 20

 

11485

JAPN 202†† Intermediate Japanese II

Michiko Baribeau

. T W Th .

8:50- 9:50 am

OLINLC 120

FLLC

Cross-listed: Asian Studies†† This course accelerates the acquisition of Chinese characters and introduces more complex grammatical patterns and expressions with the goal of refining studentsí mastery of modern Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 102 or equivalent. Class size: 20

 

11486

JAPN 302†† Advanced Japanese II

Kendall Heitzman

. T . Th .

11:50- 1:10 pm

RKC 102

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian StudiesThis course is a continuation of Japanese 301. Students will concentrate on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a heavier emphasis on oral ability. The course continues the introduction of complex grammatical patterns while further accelerating the acquisition of Chinese characters and advanced vocabulary. Students will build oratory skills through debate on relevant social topics and through individual research presentations. Composition of advanced written material will also be emphasized. The course will be conducted in Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 301 or equivalent.

Class size: 15

 

11487

JAPN 303Readings in Japanese Culture

Michiko Baribeau

. T . Th .

11:50- 1:10 pm

OLINLC 115

FLLC

Cross-listed: Asian StudiesIn this course, students continue with the work they began in the Tobira textbook. The course introduces increasingly complex grammatical patterns, further accelerates the acquisition of Chinese characters and advanced vocabulary, and aids in the transition to a more sophisticated use of speech patterns and politeness levels . Students will hone their speaking skills through debate, public speaking, and personal interviews. The composition of advanced written material will also be emphasized. Conducted in Japanese.Prerequisite: Japanese 302 or equivalent.Class size: 15