Mar 01, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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JAPN& 222 - Japanese V

5 CR

Continues JAPN 221 . Students practice listening, speaking, reading and writing in integrated activities relating to a main theme. More kanji and relevant aspects of Japanese culture are introduced.

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 221  or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Learn 60 additional kanji characters and related compound words
  • Know the multiple meanings and multiple pronunciations of each kanji character and their appropriate use
  • Read and write both informal and formal-style passages about current, future and past states and activities using more complex nominal, verbal and adjectival phrases with correct particles and tenses
  • Speak in and comprehend pre-intermediate level conversational situations (e.g., giving and receiving favors, apologizing, reporting information you obtained “second hand” by hearing or reading)
  • Continue to use more complex sentence structures (such as conditional and temporal clauses)
  • Comprehend and be able to use a wider variety of vocabulary (nouns, verbs and adjectives) in their proper forms and verbal sentences (including transitive and intransitive verbs, honorific respectful verbs, the “ba” form of verbs expressing regret)
  • Continue to expand understanding of the effects of social context on the spoken language, which is reflected in the appropriate choices of vocabulary, grammatical forms and expressions. Use honorific/respectful expressions as appropriate to the social context

GenEd Outcomes: Communication
  • Listening and Speaking

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