Fall 2021 - JAPN 110 D100
Japanese II (3)
Class Number: 7161
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
HCC 1505, Vancouver
Prerequisites:JAPN 100 or equivalent: students of Japanese grade 12 may enroll directly into JAPN 110.
Follows JAPN 100. Students will acquire elementary conversational skills and basic reading ability. Students successfully completing the course attain proficiency equivalent to the level N5 Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Students enrolled directly into JAPN 200 may not take this course for credit. Students with credit for JAPN 101 may not take this course for further credit.
Tutorials start in week one and all students are required to attend the first tutorial.
This course will cover Lessons 7 to 12 of the textbook, GENKI volume I (3rd edition). Upon the completion of the course as the continuation of JAPN 100, students are expected to have achieved competence in communicating in their own contexts using wider range of basic Japanese grammar and vocabulary. In order to gain communicative competence, students practice sentences and dialogues using grammatical items and vocabulary learned throughout the course. The course also aims to establish reading and writing skills of basic Japanese texts, such as letters, diaries, or short stories. 87 kanji will also be introduced.
This course is not designed for students whose first language is Japanese. Students who have: 1) taken (a) Japanese course(s) in high school or university (except JAPN 100 or equivalent); 2) lived in Japan or grown up in a Japanese-speaking environment; or 3) had other experiences learning Japanese must contact the course chair firstname.lastname@example.org for placement before registering in the course.
All the Japanese language courses at SFU are currently designed only for non-heritage learners. Heritage language learners who have native or near native speaking ability in Japanese but still are strongly interested in taking any courses should consult the instructor before registering.
- Quizzes 15%
- Written Exam I & II 30%
- Oral Exam I & II 20%
- Presentation 5%
- Homework 10%
- Writing Assignments 12%
- Attendance/Participation 8%
100 – 96 = A+ 86 – 83 = B+ 74 –70 = C+ 58 – 50 = D
95 – 91 = A 82 – 79 = B 69 – 65 = C 49 – 0 = F
90 – 87 = A- 78 – 75 = B- 64 – 59 = C-
Banno, E., Y. Ohno, Y. Sakane, and C. Shinagawa, eds. GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I Textbook [third edition]. The Japan Times, 2020. ISBN-13 : 978-4789017305
Banno, E., Y. Ohno, Y. Sakane, and C. Shinagawa, eds. GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I Workbook [third edition]. The Japan Times, 2020. ISBN-13 : 978-4789017312
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