Japanese Courses

Winter 2015

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First-Year Japanese II

JAPN 112 - Ikeda Yuba

A continuation of JAPN 111. Further work on modern spoken and written Japanese.

Second-Year Japanese II

JAPN 262 - Ujie

A continuation of JAPN 261 with intensive drills in spoken Japanese and the close reading of texts.

Third-Year Japanese II

JAPN 302 - Ujie

A continuation of JAPN 301.

Advanced Japanese II

JAPN 312 - Ikeda Yuba

A continuation of JAPN 311 with an emphasis on reading and discussing literary works. Advanced readings in Japanese modern prose, poetry, and drama and discussion in Japanese of literature and literary criticism.


Fall 2014

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First-Year Japanese I

JAPN 111 - Ikeda Yuba

An introduction to spoken and written Japanese. Classroom drills, written and audio materials emphasize basic sentence patterns. Daily practice in reading and writing.

Second-Year Japanese I

JAPN 261 - Ujie

A continuation of JAPN 112 with emphasis on the spoken language and written texts using audiovisual materials.

Third-Year Japanese I

JAPN 301 - Ujie

A continuation of JAPN 262 designed to further develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Advanced classroom drills, reading texts, and taped materials provide systematic practice in increasingly complex discourses and acquaint students with key aspects of Japanese customs, culture, and society.

Advanced Japanese I

JAPN 311 - Ujie

Advanced readings, discussion in Japanese and written responses to a variety of literary materials, including relevant journal and newspaper articles. Whenever available, video materials will supplement readings.


Spring 2014

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Supervised Study Abroad: Beginning Japanese

JAPN 100 - Ujie

Spring Term Abroad course. This course is designed to introduce the Japanese language and culture to students with little or no previous language background. Classes are held at the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange, a prestigious Japanese institution in Kanazawa. Students live with a host family and can experience typical Japanese daily life. The program includes field trips to points of historical interest and many cultural activities.

Supervised Study Abroad: First-Year Japanese

JAPN 115 - Ujie

Spring Term Abroad course. This course is designed to improve active oral proficiency in Japanese, to introduce the culture and society of Japan, and to prepare students for second-year Japanese study. Classes are held at the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange, a prestigious Japanese institution in Kanazawa. Students live with a host family and can experience typical Japanese daily life. The program includes field trips to points of historical interest and many cultural activities.

Supervised Study Abroad: Second-Year Japanese

JAPN 265 - Ujie

Spring Term Abroad course. This course is designed to introduce the Japanese language and culture to students, to introduce the culture and society of Japan, and to prepare students for third-year Japanese study. Classes are held at the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange, a prestigious Japanese institution in Kanazawa. Students live with a host family and can experience typical Japanese daily life. The program includes field trips to points of historical interest and many cultural activities.

Supervised Study Abroad: Third Year Japanese

JAPN 365 - Ujie

Spring Term Abroad course. This course is designed to introduce the Japanese language and culture to students, to introduce the culture and society of Japan, and to prepare students for fourth-year Japanese study. Classes are held at the Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange, a prestigious Japanese institution in Kanazawa. Students live with a host family and can experience typical Japanese daily life. The program includes field trips to points of historical interest and many cultural activities.