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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 320L • Readings in Modern Japanese II

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
28175 MWF
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
RLM 6.126
Suito

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 and translate short essays, stories, and some newspaper articles intensively (close reading) and extensively (rapid reading) 4) ability to write simple essays in Japanese 5) acquisition of general knowledge of Japanese culture

Grading Policy

(May vary) Attendance/class participation Homework Quizzes: Kanji quizzes, Vocabulary quizzes, Culture quizzes Composition Chapter tests Final exam Projects: Translation; "Nihongo de Chat"; oral reading of Japanese folktales A=100-90 B=89-80 C=79-70 D=69-60 F=59- Letter grades will be determined according to the above scale. There will be NO grading on a curve

Texts

An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese, Miura and McGloin, 1994 Japan Times, (Chapters 7-15)

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