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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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JAPN& 221 - Japanese IV

5 Credits
Further study of Japanese grammar, vocabulary, kanji, and Japanese culture with emphasis on practical communication and the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills; Review of previously learned grammar and kanji when necessary. Instruction will be conducted only in Japanese, and students are also expected to use only Japanese in these second year Japanese courses.

Pre-requisite(s) JAPN& 123 with minimum 1.5
Course Note Previously JAPAN 201.

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Transfer students who need to fulfill a language requirement; students needing Humanities distribution credits ; students interested in Japanese language and culture.
Active Date 20210403T10:09:18

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
  • Adverbial form of adjectives and nouns
  • Making inferences and expressing uncertainty
  • Conjunctions
  • Verb conjugations (volitional form,
  • Expressing degrees of politeness in requests
  • Recognizing and writing 90 kanji characters

Student Learning Outcomes
Interpersonal. Effectively articulate expression of self through participation in conversations on familiar topics and everyday life using correct sentences and series of sentences in the language of study.

Presentational. Effectively present information and own thoughts about familiar topics using sentences and series of sentences in the language of study.

Interpretive. Use appropriate language in appropriate context to answer questions and articulate main ideas and supporting details from a variety of texts.

Cultural. Use some culturally appropriate vocabulary, expressions, and gestures that reflect an understanding of cultural differences related to written and spoken communication.

Comparisons. Compare and contrast own culture and language to derive meaning from visual or written texts.

Connections. Present and discuss societal or environmental topics of interest through the target language either in small groups or in front of a large audience.

Communities. Reflect on their participation in communities at home and abroad in Japanese.

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