Miyajima, HiroshimaCourse Descriptions
 
101 BEGINNING JAPANESE I

5 Units

Japanese 101 presents the fundamentals of Japanese grammar. The students are trained to pronounce correctly, to acquire a small working vocabulary for conversation and writing, and to read and write both hiragana and katakana (native Japanese alphabets). Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended preparation: Eligibility for English 120 and ESL 151.

Note: This course is not intended for students with oral profi ciency or who have attended schools where Japanese was the language of instruction.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC
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102 BEGINNING JAPANESE II

5 Units

Japanese 102 continues to present the fundamentals of Japanese grammar. It trains further in correct pronunciation, and presents kanji (Chinese characters). Discussions in Japanese will stress verb forms and vocabulary building. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Japanese 101 or equivalent.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

103 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE I iyashi no sato from Crystal homes

5 Units

Japanese 103 continues the study of Japanese grammar and vocabulary and begins the study of short narrative writings. Conversational fl uency, composition writing and familiarity with Japanese culture are the focus of this class. Emphasis will be placed on the customs, culture and institutions of the Japanese people. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: Japanese 102 or equivalent.

Note: This course is offered during the Fall semester only.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

104 INTERMEDIATE JAPANESE II

5 UnitsJapanese 104 completes the study of Japanese grammar and vocabulary and continues the study of short narrative writings. Conversational fl uency, composition writing and increased familiarity with Japanese culture are the focus of this class. Emphasis will be placed on the customs, culture and institutions of the Japanese people. Lecture 5 hours. 

Prerequisite: Japanese 103 or equivalent.

Note: This course is offered during the Spring semester only.

Transfer credit: UC, CSU, USC

110 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE I iyashi no sato from Crystal homes 2

3 Units

Japanese 110 is an introduction to the Japanese language with emphasis on developing essential skills in communication. The verbal active method used stresses oral expression. This course also develops a working knowledge of reading and writing and includes the use of cassettes and films. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: Not open to students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where Japanese was the language of instruction.


111 BASIC CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE II

3 Units

Japanese 111 is a continuation of basic conversational Japanese. It teaches the students to communicate on a more advanced level and provides them with the ability to read and write for further study. Classroom activities emphasize oral expression. Reading and writing are introduced on a limited basis. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: Japanese 110 or equivalent.

Not all courses are offered every semester. Independent study is available, with instructor permission, in all disciplines. Please contact the Language Arts Division for more information.


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