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Japanese Courses

JAPN 100 - Introduction to Japanese I (3)

A comprehensive introduction to the Japanese language providing basic oral and written communication skills through an emphasis on vocabulary, grammar, and culture. The three Japanese writing systems will also be introduced (Hiragana and Katakana for production; some Kanji for recognition only). Students with previous knowledge of Japanese should not enrol in this course without consulting a Japanese instructor.

JAPN 101 - Introduction to Japanese II (3)

Continues the work of JAPN 100. Prerequisite: JAPN 100 or equivalent.

JAPN 200 - Advanced Beginners' Japanese I (3)

Continues the work of JAPN 101. Emphasizes all four skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Everyday language is emphasized. Prerequisite: JAPN 101 or equivalent.

JAPN 201 - Advanced Beginners' Japanese II (3)

Continues the work of JAPN 200. Prerequisite: JAPN 200 or equivalent.

JAPN 300 - Intermediate Japanese I (3)

Comprehension of intellectually oriented materials, processing information needed for judgment and decision making, and expression of inner feelings and thoughts. Prerequisite: JAPN 201 or by permission of the department.

JAPN 301 - Intermediate Japanese II (3)

Comprehension of intellectually oriented materials, processing information needed for judgment and decision making, and expression of inner feelings and thoughts. Prerequisite: JAPN 300 or by permission of the department.

JAPN 351 - STT - Japanese Language and Culture through Film (3)

Acquaints students with the pragmatic use of Japanese. Students are introduced to different styles of Japanese communication and various aspects of Japanese society. Prerequisite: JAPN 201.