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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2006

JPN 320L • Readings in Modern Japanese II

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30365 to 30370 Multiple Sections
AIDA, Y.

Course Description

This course will mainly focus on developing reading and writing skills. The goals of this course include: 1) review and reinforcement of basic grammar 2) expansion of vocabulary, expressions, and kanji 3) ability to read short essays, stories, and some newspaper articles intensively (close reading) and extensively (rapid reading) 4) ability to write simple essays and letters in Japanese 5) acquisition of general knowledge of Japanese culture. We will discuss reading materials in class in order to expand oral and aural skills. The four skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - are inseparable to gain proficiency in Japanese.

Texts

An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese, Miura and McGloin (1994 Japan Times)

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