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Japanese (JAPNS)

JAPNS 110 (IL) Level Two Japanese B (4) Intermediate Japanese - Continued study of modern Japanese at intermediate level; extensive audio-lingual practice for conversational fluency; reading/writing original scripts.

JAPNS 110 Conversation, Reading, and Composition (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

The course offers the instruction of intermediate Japanese where students learn how to communicate and express various ideas using the Japanese language. Each chapter includes new essential vocabulary items, grammar patterns, and kanji which enable us to achieve higher overall communicative fluency in Japanese. By the end of the semester, students are able to construct grammatical structores, such as presuppositions, desire, hypothetical condition, causative, completion, regret, etc. The usage of polite expressions of humble and honorific is introduced. Various aspects of Japanese culture and customs are also discussed throughout the semester. This course fulfills the International Cultures requirement.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Second or Beyond 12th Level Foreign Language
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: JAPNS 003

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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