ASIANLAN 125 - First Year Japanese I
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

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:

Description

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
  • 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 50 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.

  • Schedule

    ASIANLAN 125 - First Year Japanese I
    Schedule Listing
    001 (LEC)
     In Person
    14073
    Open
    10
     
    -
    TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    002 (LEC)
     In Person
    14074
    Open
    6
     
    -
    TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    003 (LEC)
     In Person
    14075
    Closed
    0
     
    1
    TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    004 (LEC)
     In Person
    14076
    Open
    1
     
    -
    TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    005 (REC)
     In Person
    14077
    Closed
    0
     
    -
    MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    006 (REC)
     In Person
    14078
    Closed
    0
     
    -
    MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    007 (REC)
     In Person
    14079
    Closed
    0
     
    1
    MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    008 (REC)
     In Person
    14080
    Closed
    0
     
    -
    MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    009 (REC)
     In Person
    14081
    Open
    1
     
    -
    MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    010 (REC)
     In Person
    14082
    Closed
    0
     
    -
    MWF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    011 (REC)
     In Person
    30672
    Open
    6
     
    -
    MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    012 (REC)
     In Person
    30673
    Open
    3
     
    -
    MWF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    013 (REC)
     In Person
    34069
    Open
    5
     
    -
    MWF 4:00PM - 5:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.
    014 (REC)
     In Person
    34070
    Open
    1
     
    -
    MWF 5:00PM - 6:00PM
    Note: STUDENTS MUST ELECT RECITATION AND LECTURE SECTIONS.

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