Elementary Japanese (Second Quarter)

Course Description

A continuation of the introduction to the Japanese language and culture, with the further development of materials presented in JAPN 1. Emphasis will be on acquisition of second-quarter beginner level of four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) as well as sociocultural knowledge which plays an important role in communicating in the target language. Japanese is the major language of instruction. Oral practice based on an understanding of the language structure will also be emphasized. In addition to practicing two of the Japanese syllabic writing systems, hiragana and katakana, and 29 kanji, 57 more kanji, Sino-Japanese characters will be introduced.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
22479 JAPN 2 1 M·W···· 01:30 PM-03:45 PM Renshi Xuan L64

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
JAPN 1 (equivalent to one year of high school Japanese) or equivalent.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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