Academic Catalog

Japanese (JPN)

JPN 110. Beginning Japanese I. (3 Units)

An intensive audio-lingual approach to modern spoken Japanese for students who have no previous work in Japanese (with Japanese progressively replacing English as the medium of classroom communication).

JPN 111. Beginning Japanese II. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: JPN 110 or equivalent. A continuation of Japanese 110. Introduction of Hiragana and Kanji (characters) gradually during the semester; elementary reading exercises accompany the spoken language materials.

JPN 230. Japanese Conversation. (3 Units)

Prerequisite: One year of Japanese or consent of instructor. Speaking proficiency in standard modern Japanese. Practice through dialogue and individual presentations to develop fluency for personal, commercial, and cultural activities. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. Repeatable course.