About JAPN 1200 C

Continuation of JAPN 1100. Prerequisite: JAPN 1100 or equivalent.


Prereqs enforced by the system: JAPN 1100 or instructor permission; fourth hour required asynchronous; Open to Degree and PACE students;

Section Description

This course is a continuation of Japanese 1100. The goal of the course is to acquire basic proficiency in all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) along with a solid understanding of the basic structure of the language. Lesson 6-10 of the textbook Genki I will be covered, and other audio-visual materials will be used to facilitate the understanding of the language in its social-cultural context. The course is highly interactive, and you are encouraged to work with your classmates in and out of class so that you can communicate effectively in Japanese. At the end of the course you should be able to use Japanese to: 1. Read and write 72 new kanji characters 2. Make requests, ask permission, and express prohibition 3. Talk about family and describe people’s appearances 4. Talk about vacation plans and past experiences 5. Quote what a person said 6. Give opinions 7. Use informal speech when appropriate 8. Read and write basic letters and essays. Textbook and Workbook: 3rd Edition of Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. Website: https://genki3.japantimes.co.jp/en/student/ If you have any questions, please contact Kazuko.Suzuki@uvm.edu. I look forward to having you in my class!


Grading Breakdown and Scale Attendance and Performance:20% Quizzes: 20% Assignments: 15% Contest Project: 5% Mid-term Exam: 15% Final Exam: 25%

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