ASIANLAN 426 - Advanced Spoken Japanese
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course aims to equip students in developing advanced communication skills in Japanese. Although this course is titled “Advanced Spoken Japanese,” we focus on the acquisition of linguistic, pragmatic, and sociocultural competence in all four areas of language, as well as advanced-level critical thinking skills.

Communication skills covered by this course are:
  • Conversation skills to manage various speaking styles according to the situational/relational context
  • Presentation skills
  • Skills to express your opinions clearly, logically, and objectively
  • Critical thinking skills through discussions on social issues
  • Native-like pronunciation
  • various materials such as video clips, newspaper articles, and movies are used.

Course Requirements:

Attendance, participation, and assignments are required. Assignments include conversations with a native speaker, oral presentations, and pronunciation practices.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduate or graduate-level students who want to focus on their listening and speaking abilities in Japanese.

Class Format:

Two 60-minute recitation sessions weekly

ASIANLAN 426 - Advanced Spoken Japanese
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:00PM
002 (REC)
MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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