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Fundamentals of the language. Emphasis on speaking and listening. Japanese phonetic symbols (Hiragana and Katakana).
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 102
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 101 or equivalent.
Continuation of JAPN 101. Reading of texts dealing primarily with Japan and Japanese life. Learning of frequently used Kanji.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 201, JAPN 202
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 102 or equivalent.
Continuation of JAPN 102. Reading of moderately difficult Japanese texts. Conversational and writing exercises based on the texts.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 202, JAPN 203
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 102 or equivalent; parallel JAPN 201.
JAPN 202 covers Japanese grammar specifically required for JAPN 201.
Acquisition of intermediate grammar and developing reading competence.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 204, JAPN 301, JAPN 307
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs: JAPN 201 or equivalent.
JAPN 203 is a continuation of JAPN 201.
Introduction of modern written Japanese. Various speech levels and styles.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 202 or equivalent; parallel JAPN 202.
JAPN 204 is a continuation of JAPN 202.
This course has no description.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 303
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs: JAPN 202 or equivalent.
Introduction to different speech levels and styles in realistic communicative situations enhancing conversational and writing competencies.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 302
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs: JAPN 301 or equivalent.
Continuation of JAPN 301.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs: JAPN 204 or equivalent.
Reading of newspapers and other authentic materials.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 304
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 303 or equivalent.
Continuation of JAPN 303.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 202 or equivalent.
Intended for students with an intermediate level of Japanese language who are planning to equip themselves with language skills appropriate for the Japanese business world.
Spoken language skills appropriate for Japanese office and business contexts including usage of various speech levels and styles.
This course is a prerequisite for: JAPN 308
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: JAPN 307 or equivalent.
Intended for students with an intermediate level of Japanese language who are planning to equip themselves with language skills appropriate for the Japanese business world.
Continuation of JAPN 307.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Letter grade only.
Survey of Japanese film and its hisotry through appreciation of representative fimmakers' works. Emphasis is given to analysis of visual, narrative, sound, and socio-cultural issues embedded in each film. Language of instruction is English.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Letter grade only.
Survey of modern Japanese literature through reading of representative works by writers of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries in translation. Lecture includes culture and socio-historical issues of the periods. Language of instruction is English.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom