2023-2024 Catalog

JAPN 111 Intermediate Japanese I

This course reviews and expands the basic structure patterns and vocabulary from Elementary Japanese with increasing emphasis on reading. More elaborate social and ritual exchanges, as well as casual speech, are developed including real-life contexts of looking for a part-time job, sending a present, planning a trip, dealing with the Lost and Found, and grumbling or gossiping. Continued study of kanji (Chinese characters). Class and laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Department of Languages & Literary Studies. [H]


JAPN 102 or equivalent proficiency