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Spring/Summer '99 Course Guide

Courses in Japanese (Division 401)


Calendars

Spring Half-Term, 1999 (May 3 June 22, 1999)
Spring/Summer Term, 1999 (May 3 August 17, 1999)
Summer Half-Term, 1999 (June 28 August 17, 1999)


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Spring Half-Term Courses

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Note: The Department Waitlist policy for all courses is 2 Go to the department office to get on a waitlist, and then attend the first class meeting. Policies and procedures for handling the waitlist will be explained there.

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers intensive language instruction in Chinese and Japanese at the first-, second-, and third-year levels (Japanese 361, 362, 411; and Chinese 361, 362, 411, 421). These language courses are part of the Asian Summer Language Institute. They are officially listed as Summer Term courses, but PLEASE NOTE that they start several weeks before normal Summer Term courses (June 9 to August 15). South and Southeast Asia courses 365, 366, 369, 373, and 374 will run from June 26 until August 19.

See Summer Term section of this Course Guide for course descriptions. All students must apply for admission to the program. Contact the department at 936-3915 for more information.


Spring/Summer Term Courses

Take me to the Spring/Summer Term '99 Time Schedule for Japanese.


Summer Half-Term Courses

Take me to the Summer Half-Term '99 Time Schedule for Japanese.


Note: The Department Waitlist policy for all courses is 2 Go to the department office to get on a waitlist, and then attend the first class meeting. Policies and procedures for handling the waitlist will be explained there.

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers intensive language instruction in Chinese and Japanese at the first-, second-, and third-year levels (Japanese 361, 362, 411; and Chinese 361, 362, 411, 421). These language courses are part of the Asian Summer Language Institute. They are officially listed as Summer Term courses, but PLEASE NOTE that they start several weeks before normal Summer Term courses (June 9 to August 15). South and Southeast Asia courses 365, 366, 369, 373, and 374 will run from June 26 until August 19.

All students must apply for admission to the program. Contact the department at 936-3915 for more information.


Japanese 361. Intensive Beginning Japanese.

Language Courses

Section 201 Course meets July 7 August 13, 1999. Application Required Contact Department

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

Credits: (10).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/sli/

In First-Year Japanese, a thorough grounding is given in all the language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The oral component aims to provide the students with the speaking and comprehension skills necessary to function effectively in practical situations in a Japanese-speaking environment. Attention is given to the social and cultural differences in the use of the language. In the reading and writing component, the two kana syllabaries (katakana and hiragana) and elementary characters (kanji) are introduced. Texts: Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Notes and Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Drills. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and runs from June 7- August 13, 1998. Application is required; if you are interested please contact the department in 3070 Frieze Building.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 362. Intensive Second-Year Japanese.

Language Courses

Section 201 Course meets June 7 August 13, 1999. Application required Contact Department.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Japanese 102 or 361, and permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

Credits: (10).

Course Homepage: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/sli/

Second-Year Japanese provides further training in all the language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) for those students who have acquired basic language proficiency. The reading and writing component emphasizes reading elementary texts, developing an expository style, and writing short answers or essays in response to questions about these texts. The social and cultural use of language is discussed. Texts: Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Notes and Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Drills. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and runs from June 7 August 13, 1998. Application is required; if you are interested please contact the department in 3070 Frieze Building.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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