Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 101 F Elementary Japanese I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Japanese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 102 F Elementary Japanese II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school Japanese with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Japanese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Japanese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 203 F Intermediate Japanese III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 102 F with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or two years of high school Japanese with a grade of "C" or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking, writing Japanese based on culture and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

JAPN 204 F Intermediate Japanese IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): JAPN 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school Japanese with a grade of C or better

Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course emphasizes the acquisition of advanced skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students will be introduced to further elements of the culture, history, and geography of Japan through lectures, slides, films, dialogues and reading assignments conducted in Japanese. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

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