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Japanese (JAPNS)

JAPNS 402 (IL) Level Three Japanese B (4) Exclusively for study abroad returnees. To further develop Japanese proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

JAPNS 402 Advanced Reading (3)

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

This class is offered exclusively to students who have studied abroad in Japan. Only primary multimedia sources (i.e., not a text book)will serve as course materials. Five classes a week will consist of reading session, multimedia presentation, and high level discussion. Intensive analysis and class discussion of multimedia materials will provide the student the opportunity to develop advanced ability to understand, construct, and express opinions and complex verbal concepts in appropriate contextual forms/modes.

General Education: None
Diversity: IL
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities and Second or Beyond 12th Level Foreign Language and Other Cultures
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: JAPNS 401

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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