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JAPN 1411 - Beginning Japanese I

4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) Beginner’s pronunciation, oral practice and dictation. Conversation, use of recordings for ear training, basic principles of grammar, simple exercises in composition, easy reading which includes cultural material. (1603025113) Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Course Outcomes
1 - Engage in conversations using level-appropriate grammatical structures including narrating events that take place in the present and producing questions and responses on a variety of topics dealing with everyday life.
2 - Understand level-appropriate spoken Japanese.
3 - Write simple sentences and organize them into paragraphs.
4 - Read and comprehend level-appropriate texts.
5 - Identify and discuss traditions, customs and values of Japanese speaking world, and compare and contrast them with characteristics of their own culture.