Oct 22, 2021  
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JAPN& 121 - Japanese I

5 credits

Recommended Preparation
ENGL 095  or concurrent enrollment; or placement in ENGL& 101 .

JAPN& 121, JAPN& 122 , and JAPN& 123  is a sequence designed to provide students with elementary through intermediate knowledge of spoken and written Japanese. It is viewed as a series and as such has a goal of structuring the load throughout an academic year rather than from quarter to quarter. JAPN& 121 focuses on developing elementary speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Additional attention is given to relevant topics in Japanese culture and history.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies humanities distribution area E requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • acquire, recognize, and recall extensive Japanese vocabulary
  • employ vocabulary and grammar effectively in creating Japanese conversation
  • discover parallels among language patterns within Japanese and between Japanese and English
  • analyze and apply various language paradigms
  • critically examine and translate texts, assessing differences in vocabulary, usage, and grammar
  • develop a perspective to view foreign cultures, languages, and customs

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