Intensive Introductory Modern Japanese
JAPN 111Y–112Y is a yearlong course for students who are beginning the study of Japanese. This course introduces basic Modern Standard Japanese and provides students with language skills through intensive practice and with knowledge of various aspects of the Japanese culture. Students also will learn three types of Japanese orthography: hiragana, katakana and approximately 200 kanji. Class meetings range from nine hours per week in the first semester to eight hours per week in the second, including three 50-minute evening sessions with an apprentice teacher (AT). Offered every fall semester.