JPN 320L • Readings in Modern Japanese II
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
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 short essays, stories, and some newspaper articles intensively (close reading) and extensively (rapid reading) 4) ability to write simple essays and letters in Japanese 5) acquisition of general knowledge of Japanese culture
Attendance/class participation: 8% Homework: 9% Quizzes: 15% Kanji quizzes,Vocabulary quizzes, Hand-written composition: 10% Letter: 5% Diary/Journal: 8% Chapter tests: 25% Final exam: 20% 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.
An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese, Miura and McGloin, 1994 Japan Times, (Chapters 7-15).