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Fall 2017-2018
* JPN 401 / EAS 401   No Audit

Readings in Modern Japanese I

Yukari Tokumasu

This course is targeted to students whose Japanese proficiency is at an advanced or superior level. In this class students will (1) discuss various issues in international relations focusing on Asian nations, using dramas, short novels and editorials, and (2) learn Japanese business manners and speak and write business Japanese. Through these activities, students will develop critical thinking skills as well as Japanese language skills.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
5-10 pages of reading and 1 page of compostition per week. 1 hour of watching drama/movie per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Design Project - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 20%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
JPN 306 or Permission of Instructor..

Other information:
Sample Reading List: selected reading and videos.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22339 C01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Frist Campus Center   206   Enrolled:2 Limit:10
22340 C02 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm M W   Jones Hall   305   Enrolled:3 Limit:10