Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 1  Elementary Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   

Elementary course for students without prior exposure to Japanese. Includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures and an introduction to Japanese culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820665JAPN:1TR9:45am - 11:50amM. Sawada80-1331
Fall 201820666JAPN:1MW9:45am - 11:50amK. Appel21F-1
Fall 201820667JAPN:1MW12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Saito18-1
Fall 201820668JAPN:1MW12:00pm - 2:05pmM. Konno26A-3821
Fall 201820669JAPN:1MW2:15pm - 4:20pmT. Takakura77-1080
Fall 201820670JAPN:1MW9:45am - 11:50amS. Johnston26A-3821
Fall 201820671JAPN:1MW4:30pm - 6:35pmT. Takakura77-1080
Fall 201820672JAPN:1TR12:00pm - 2:05pmM. Luther26D-2210
Fall 201820673JAPN:1TR7:30am - 9:35amY. Brown28B-106
Fall 201820674JAPN:1TR9:45am - 11:50amY. Brown28B-106
Fall 201820675JAPN:1TR2:15pm - 4:20pmS. Tauchi40-125
Fall 201820676JAPN:1TR4:30pm - 6:35pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820677JAPN:1TR12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Tauchi40-125
Fall 201820678JAPN:1F8:00am - 12:15pmE. Okubo77-1080
Fall 201823096JAPN:1MW7:30am - 9:35amK. Appel21F-1
Fall 201824219JAPN:1TR6:45pm - 8:50pmD. Lee77-1080

JAPN 2  Continuing Elementary Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 1

Further development of elementary skills in Japanese including conversational, reading, and writing skills with special emphasis on verbs, grammar, and extension of vocabulary. Includes a discussion of Japanese culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820679JAPN:2MW2:15pm - 4:20pmS. Saito18-1
Fall 201820680JAPN:2MW12:00pm - 2:05pmY. Parks21G-2
Fall 201820681JAPN:2TR9:45am - 11:50amK. Tsurumi77-1080
Fall 201824257JAPN:2TR4:30pm - 6:35pmD. Lee77-1080

JAPN 3  Intermediate Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 2

Continued development of writing ability emphasizing development of thought through Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana. Additional development of cultural application of Japanese.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820682JAPN:3MW12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Tsurumi77-1080
Fall 201820684JAPN:3TR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Tsurumi77-1080

JAPN 4  Continuing Intermediate Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 3

Continuing intermediate study and review of grammar and vocabulary. Readings and discussions of Japanese cultural topics and introduction to Japanese literature.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820685JAPN:4MW9:45am - 11:50amY. Parks21G-2

JAPN 5  Advanced Japanese

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: JAPN 4 or equivalent

Japanese communication skills with emphasis on conversational skills for daily and social settings in Japanese culture. Advanced study of grammar, vocabulary, Kanji characters, listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive exposure to cultural elements from Japan such as art, music, film, and history.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201823113JAPN:5TR9:45am - 11:50amM. Luther26A-3821

JAPN 53  Conversational Japanese

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: JAPN 2 or equivalent

Development of intermediate Japanese conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Japanese culture. Grammar is presented in context.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201824274JAPN:53MW9:45am - 11:10amK. Tsurumi77-1080
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