Elementary Japanese I|
|Required Sequence: JAPN 103 & JAPN104|
This course is designed for those who have no previous experience studying Japanese. The objective of this course is for students to acquire communicative and functional skills in Japanese. You will learn the basics of speaking, listening, reading, writing, orthography, and sociolinguistics (when to say what and why) of modern Japanese. Textbook Genki Lesson 1 - Lesson 8 will be covered. Each of the 8 lessons covered in this course includes new vocabulary items and expression patterns related to topics such as time, shopping, daily activities, travel, family, and expressing opinion, etc. In addition, students will learn to read and write 46 basic hiragana and katakana syllables and approximately 86 Kanji (Chinese characters). Class meets daily, five hours per week, and includes weekly TA sessions. No credit will be received for this course until you have completed JAPN104.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
1) Banno, Ohno, Sakane, & Shinagawa, AN INTEGRATED COURSE IN ELEMENTARY JAPANESE, GENKI I (Second Edition), ISBN 978-4-7890-1440-3
2) Banno, Ohno, Sakane, & Shinagawa, AN INTEGRATED COURSE IN ELEMENTARY JAPANESE, GENKI WORKBOOK I (Second Edition) ISBN 978-4-7890-1441-0
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Homework assignments are given on a daily basis. Quizzes (vocabulary, Kanji, and grammar quizzes and dialogue presentations) are frequently given. There are three unit tests and a creative skit during the semester. The final component includes a conversation test, essay and a cumulative examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance and active participation in EVERY class and weekly TA sessions are required.
|Instructor(s): Hatano-Cohen,Miyuki Times: .MTWRF. 08:50AM-09:40AM; Location: FISK122; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: 1||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 1||SO: 3||FR: 4|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 2||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 1||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 0|