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

Summer 2007

JPN f506 • First-Year Japanese I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
83220 MTWThF
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
RLM 6.114
Hatanaka, J.

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

Various quizzes Homework Compositions Tests Oral performance Oral interview Final exam


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


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