2016 Spring Term
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BEGINNING JAPANESE II (GH)
Japanese 102 is the second semester of a two-semester, beginning Japanese language course which emphasizes oral skills but also introduces the written language (hiragana and katakana syllabaries). It also exposes students to the culture of Japan.
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I (GH)
This is a fourth semester of sequence of Japanese language instruction. Entering students are expected to have mastered the writing system (with approximately 600 Kanji characters of the 2000 needed to be able to read newspapers and be considered fully literate). This course develops the four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading and writing) to cultivate an overall Japanese language ability. Students will continue to build vocabulary, master more serious grammar, ad work on writing/reading skills.
INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE III (GH)
Intermediate Japanese III is the third intermediate course in spoken and written Japanese. Students will continue to learn basic structural patterns of the Japanese language and be encouraged to further develop their proficiency in all four skill areas of the language (reading, writing, listening, speaking). as an intermediate course, however, increased attention will be given to the reading and writing in the Japanese writing system. Students will also learn aspects of Japanese culture that related to the lesson topics.
Variable topics. Repeatable.