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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

JAPA-111 Beginning Japanese

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080. 
Basic structure of the Japanese language with oral and written practice. Emphasis on pronunciation with particular attention to sentence structure and how the language relates to Japanese culture.

Course Outcomes
  • Pronounce words correctly in the target language with proper intonation and inflection.
  •  Ask and answer questions to acquire or give information using the interrogatives: what, when, where, why, how much, who, etc. in the target language
  • Build/Construct simple sentences in the target language.
  • Conjugate verbs in the present tense to communicate activities currently going on and/or habitual actions in the target language.
  • Use numbers 0 to 100 correctly and in real-world scenarios in the target language.
  • Demonstrate understanding of short sentence-length utterances in the target language on a number of topics
  • Tell about oneself and one’s family in the target language and compare the concept of family in their own culture to that of the target culture.
  • Tell time and describe at what time an event place in the target language.
  • Express likes, dislikes and preferences in relationship to activities and objects in the target language.
  • Distinguish and use appropriately the formal and informal speech in the target language.
  • Identify cultural differences in daily activities and social intercourse in the target language.