JAPN-JAPANESE

JAPN 1110. Japanese I

4 Credits (4)

This course focuses on the basics of the Japanese language with a balanced approach to the development of four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course is designed to teach students to communicate with Japanese socially and to utilize culturally appropriate manners to engage in Japanese daily life. While conversational skills are emphasized, the student will also be introduced to the various Japanese scripts.

JAPN 1120. Japanese II

4 Credits (4)

This course focuses on building upon the basics of the Japanese language with a balanced approach to the development of four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course is designed to teach students to communicate with Japanese socially and to utilize culturally appropriate manners to engage in Japanese daily life. Along with further developing conversational skills, the student will also continue to learn about and utilize various Japanese scripts.

Prerequisite: grade of C or better in JPNS 1110 or consent of instructor.

JAPN 2110. Japanese III

3 Credits (3)

This course is designed for students who have completed 12 credit hours or the equivalent of Japanese study. This course continues to expand vocabulary, grammar and 209 Kanji to deal with daily activities. Its objective is to teach students to communicate in a meaningful way using all four language skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Students will be able to manage not-complicated daily situation. Students will attain ACTFL intermediate-low level in four skills.

Prerequisite: grade of C or better in JPNS 1120 or consent of instructor.

JAPN 2120. Japanese IV

3 Credits (3)

This course is designed for students who have completed 15 credit hours or the equivalent of Japanese study. This course continues to expand vocabulary, grammar and 271 Kanji to deal with not-complicated daily situation with ease. Also students acquire a competence for Japanese pragmatic usage. This course follows ACTFL language guidelines, integrating the five C’s: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and communities, to offer the student a well- rounded classroom experience. Students will attain ACTFL intermediate-mid level in four skills.

Prerequisite: grade of C or better in JPNS 2110 or consent of instructor.