Fall 2007

Introduction to Great Books and Films in the Original

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as JAPA-15


Kozue Miyama (Section 01)
Wako Tawa (Section 01)


This course is designed for students who possess a high proficiency level of speaking but need training in cover-to-cover book reading or film comprehension. Class materials will be selected from well-known books and films. Writing assignments will be given to develop critical and creative writing skills in Japanese. Small groups based on the students' proficiency levels will be formed, so that instruction accords with the needs of each group. Two group meetings and two individualized or small group evaluations per week are normally required throughout the semester. Requisite: Japanese 14 or equivalent. First semester. Senior Lecturer Miyama.