Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 151G, ELEMENTARY JAPANESE I 4 (5)

This course is designed to introduce the basic components of Japanese communication. The short, simple communicative exchanges that occur in normal speech will be the focus. Students will learn basic grammar, sentence structures and vocabulary. Katakana, one of the Japanese written components will also be introduced.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3

Typically Offered: Not offered this year

JAPN 152G, ELEMENTARY JAPANESE II 4 (5)

This course is a continuation of Elementary Japanese I. It is designed to develop conversation skills and intensify listening ability, with extensive vocabulary and attention to basic grammar. Hiragana characters will be introduced, enabling students to read and write elementary Japanese. Basic Kanji will also be introduced, thus enhancing reading and writing skills.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: JAPN 151G

Typically Offered: Not offered this year

JAPN 251G, INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I 3 (4)

This course is a continuation of Elementary Japanese II. It emphasizes the development of speaking and aural comprehension and writing skills. Review of vocabulary and grammar learned in the first year and reinforcement of new vocabulary and idiomatic expression will be implemented. The ability to read and write in combination with Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana will be developed.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: JAPN 152G

Typically Offered: Not offered this year

JAPN 252G, INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II 3 (4)

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Japanese I, which focuses on both oral and written communication in Japanese through the reinforcement of extensive vocabulary and new grammatical patterns and development of writing skills with practice in composition. Oral communication will be enhanced with emphasis on human relationships as they affect language patterns. Writing skills will be strengthened with practice in composition.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3

Course Entry Requirement(s): Prerequisite: JAPN 251G

Typically Offered: Not offered this year