ASIANLAN 226 - Second Year Japanese II
Section: 002
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
5
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 227 or 229 or RCLANG 296.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 225; or assignment of ASIANLAN 226 by Placement Test.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

ASIANLAN 226 is a continuation of ASIANLAN 225, and is the second half of the second-year Japanese course. This course focuses on the simultaneous progression of students’ proficiency in all four language skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) while continuing to increase students’ familiarity with aspects of both traditional and modern Japanese culture. Students will learn to successfully handle a variety of uncomplicated, basic, and communicative tasks and social situations.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand and appropriately use basic grammar patterns and vocabulary terms (e.g., passive, causative, and causative-passive sentences, etc.).
  • Understand and participate in daily conversations and to be able to express opinions/thoughts and present information, using appropriate vocabulary, expressions and basic grammar in context (e.g., everyday life, school, particular interests, etc.).
  • Use appropriate speech styles (e.g., formal and casual speech) and communication strategies for various settings.
  • Read and write intermediate-level materials with a solid understanding of main ideas and supporting details on familiar topics from a variety of texts.
  • Produce approximately 350 kanji in context.
  • Speak at an intermediate-mid, or higher, level of proficiency as defined by the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview.

Course Requirements:

Attendance, Classroom Performance and Participation, Assignments, Quizzes, Lesson Tests, Exams, and Project.

Class Format:

Recitation sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays are conducted in Japanese and emphasize the ability to produce and comprehend Japanese at a natural speed. Analyses and explanations delivered in mostly Japanese with help of English are reserved for the lecture sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

ASIANLAN 226 - Second Year Japanese II
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11570
Open
45
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (LEC)
 
11571
Open
45
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (REC)
P
11572
Open
18
 
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (REC)
P
11573
Open
18
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (REC)
P
11574
Open
18
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (REC)
P
11575
Open
18
 
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MWF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (REC)
P
26033
Open
18
 
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MWF 5:00PM - 6:00PM
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