ASIANLAN 439 - Academic 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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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 326 with A- or above or pass a placement test. Students must also have mastery of over 1500 kanji and a solid foundation in grammar and reading.
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This course is designed for students who will take the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). The JLPT is a global Japanese proficiency test organized by Japan Foundation and taken by over 700,000 Japanese learners every year. This course focuses on the preparation needed for JLPT levels N1 and N2, and seeks to strengthen advanced Japanese proficiency skills (i.e. grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, listening comprehension), as well as test-taking skills, especially scanning and skimming skills in Japanese.

By the end of this course, students will be able to pass JLPT N1 or N2.

Course Requirements:

Attendance & Participation, Assignments, Quizzes, Exams, and Projects.

Intended Audience:

Upper-level undergraduates and graduate students who have or will have some experience in Japanese language.


ASIANLAN 439 - Academic Japanese I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
F 1:00PM - 3:00PM

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