COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
JPN 102 - BEGINNING JAPANESE II (5 CR.)
Develops the understanding, speaking, reading, and writing of Japanese, and emphasizes the structure of the language. Lecture 5 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Beginning Japanese, a basic introductory course, places emphasis on the development of proficiency in the following skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The student will learn to function in the language within a limited context of vocabulary and structures. The course also includes a general introduction to culture.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY
The prerequisite for this course is JPN 101 - "Beginning Japanese I" or equivalent.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
The student will learn the structure of the Japanese language in a prescribed sequence beginning with the simplest structures and working toward the more complex. The student will learn correct Japanese pronunciation. Topics and situations to be covered may include:
Development of the awareness of cultural patters, including social patterns of behavior, historical developments and contributions to the arts and sciences.