2023-2024 Catalog

JAPN 112 Intermediate Japanese II

This course continues expanding the basic structure patterns and vocabulary with increasing emphasis on reading. More elaborate social and ritual exchanges as well as honorific/humble speech and passive/causative speech. Real-life contexts are based on business and social settings like at a company, a police station, or a home-stay family. 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. [GM2, H]


JAPN 111 or equivalent proficiency