We offer Beginning Japanese 101 and 102, Intermediate Japanese
201 and 202. Students who have completed JPN 101 and 102 can expect
to be able to function in daily situation in Japan, such as ordering
food in restaurants, asking locations, shopping, talking about
you and your family, sharing the information about activities and
hobbies, etc. Also, they should be able to read and write Hiragana,
Katakana and about 46 Kanji. Once students complete JPN 201 and
JPN 202, they can expect to be able to talk about other topics,
including health, weather and climate, travel, and asking directions.
also read and write 120 additional Kanji.
We also offer JPN 198 and JPN 298. The topics in JPN198 vary
from semester to
semester, including an intensive Kanji class.
JPN 298 focuses on more
advanced topics, to include current events using newspaper
articles, TV, websites, video clips, etc.
As a program at the community college, we strive to find a better
way to serve our growing number of busy adult students. For example,
from Spring 2007, JPN 201 will be offered as a hybrid course. In
this mode, students meet once a week with an instructor rather
than twice a week as a traditional class. Students will
spend more time completing assignments online with Blackboard and
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail us or
call at 703-933-3971.