Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as JAPA-301
Formerly listed as: JAPA-11
Moodle site: Course (Guest Accessible)
Wako Tawa (Section 01)
This course will introduce different genres of writing: short novels, essays, newspaper and magazine articles, poems, expository prose, scientific writings, and others. Various genres of films will also be introduced. Development of higher speaking and writing proficiency levels will be focused upon as well. The class will be conducted entirely in Japanese. Small groups based on the students’ proficiency levels will be formed, so that instruction accords with the needs of each group. Students will be required to practice with the materials that are on the course website at the college.
Requisite: JAPA 203 or equivalent. Fall and spring semesters. The Department.
How to handle overenrollment:
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: emphasis on reading works of different genres (e.g., expository prose, short stories, poems) and writing well-structured discourse in Japanese; high level proficiency in speaking and listening; oral and written presentations; peer work; in-class and/or online quizzes or tests; autonomous practice; independent work; instruction in languages other than English.