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

Fall 2003

JPN 506 • First-Year Japanese I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
28085 to 28120 Multiple Sections RLM 5.126
RLM 5.112

Course Description

Not open to native speakers of Japanese. Course Objectives: 1) to acquire four skills in the Japanese language: a) listening: ability to understand simple everyday conversation b) speaking: ability to handle some survival situations through circumlocutions and repetitions c) reading: ability to read simple, short reading materials including semi-authentic materials d) writing: ability to write simple sentences learned in class using the appropriate hiragana, katakana, and kanji 2) To acquire a fundamental knowledge of Japanese grammatical structures 3) To acquire some knowledge of the Japanese culture

Grading Policy

(May vary) Various quizzes Homework Compositions Tests Oral performance Oral interview Final exam


Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese. Vol. One, 2nd edition Getting Started and Chapters 1-3 Workbook/Laboratory Manual for Yookoso !, An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese. Vol. One, 2nd edition


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