JPN S507 • First-Year Japanese II
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: able to understand simple everyday conversation with repetitions. b) speaking: able to handle some survival situations through circulocutions and repletions, within a limited topic. c) reading: able to read simple, short reading materials including semi-authentic materials. d) writing: able to write short memos and letters somewhat necessary for reading and writing; (2) to acquire a fundamental knowledge of Japanese grammar necessary for reading and writing; (3) to acquire some knowledge of the Japanese people and their culture.
Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese. Vol. One, 2nd edition, (Chapters 4-7) Workbook/Laboratory manual for Yookoso , Vol. 1, 2nd edition