ASIANLAN 125 - First Year Japanese I
Section: 002
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
5
Credit Exclusions:
Native or near-native speakers of Japanese are not eligible for this course. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 123, 124, 127, 129 or RCLANG 196.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is the first half of the first-year Japanese course, and is designed for students with little or no understanding of Japanese. The course focuses on the developing students’ proficiency in all four language skills (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) while simultaneously familiarizing them with aspects of both traditional and modern Japanese culture that are necessary to build language competency.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand and appropriately use the most basic grammar patterns and vocabulary terms (e.g. noun sentence structure, verb conjugation, adjective conjugation, location words, etc.).
  • Understand and participate in basic conversations (e.g. self-introductions, shopping, making invitations, describing locations of items, talking about one’s favorite trips, etc.).
  • Read and write the Japanese hiragana and katakana characters, and produce approximately 60 kanji in context.
  • Speak at a novice-mid, or higher, level of proficiency as defined by the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview.

    Course Requirements:

    Attendance, Classroom Performance & Participation, Assignments, Quizzes/Pronunciation Checks, Lesson Tests, Exams (Midterm & Final), and Project

    Intended Audience:

    This course is designed for students with little or no understanding of Japanese. The course is not designed for native speakers who: 1) Speak Japanese as first language 2) Completed their high school education at an institution where the language of instruction is Japanese only.

    Class Format:

    Drill sessions are conducted in Japanese and emphasize the ability to produce and comprehend Japanese at a natural speed. Analyses and explanations delivered in English and Japanese are reserved for the lecture sessions.

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