JPN F506 • First-Year Japanese I
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
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.
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.