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JPNS 101: Elementary Japanese I (4 credits)

Course Description

An introductory course focusing on grammar and vocabulary sufficient to maintain conversation at the elementary level and on the three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. (4 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Express themselves orally using learned phrases and sentences for introductory-level students in various social and academic contexts.
  • Read learned materials written in hiragana, katakana and approximately 75 kanji.
  • Write short sentences and passages using the three writing systems: hiragana, katakana and kanji.

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