2023-2024 Catalog

JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese I

This course teaches fundamentals of spoken and written language, including real-life situational contexts of greetings, shopping, counting, explaining daily activities, requesting, making plans, and invitations. Students also will learn Japan's three writing systems; hiragana, katakana, and kanji (Chineses characters). Class and laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Department of Languages & Literary Studies.