RCLANG 296 - Intensive Japanese II
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: RC Languages (RCLANG)
Department: LSA Residential College
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Details

Credits:
10
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 225, 226, and 227.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 129 or RCLANG 196.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course covers the equivalent of a second year non-intensive college course and is designed to achieve intermediate-low (or above) level Japanese language proficiency. Through extensive communication practice in classroom activities, you will develop all four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and cultural understanding.  You will also learn approximately 190 kanji (Chinese characters). You will be able to understand everyday conversation, to have the ability to handle various topics and speech styles when you talk, to understand written materials on non-technical subjects, to write non-technical topics with ease and precision, and to understand Japanese culture and perspectives. You will learn to acquire a sentence/paragraph-level command in various topics around everyday life for college students and beyond.  

Course Requirements:

Successful completion of RCLANG 196 / ASIANLAN 129 (Intensive Japanese I) or its equivalent is a prerequisite. Daily attendance to class is required. In addition, students must attend co-curricular activities at least three hours a week. In order to receive full credits and to undertake ASIANLAN 325 (Third Year Japanese), students must pass the Proficiency Exam>/i> which tests the four skills: writing, speaking, reading, and listening.

Intended Audience:

RCLANG 296 is open to all U-M students, but priority is given to RC students.

Class Format:

The course meets two hours a day, five days a week. There is no clear distinction between lecture and recitation. However, the lecture component focuses on reviewing grammatical concepts and expanding cultural concepts, and the recitation focuses on developing speaking accuracy and fluency in a culturally appropriate manner.

Instruction Mode:

All aspects of this course will taught in-person.

Leaning Mode:

All aspects of this course will require in-person participation

Course Testing/Assessment:

All the testing and assessments will be conducted in-person.

 

Schedule

RCLANG 296 - Intensive Japanese II
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
22515
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MTuWThF 10:00AM - 12:00PM

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