Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as JAPA-402
This course is a continuation of JAPA 401. In addition to learning how to search for relevant material, read it with comprehension, and produce a high level of writing, students will learn to conduct a small research project in this semester. The course will also focus on the development of a high level of speaking proficiency through discussions with classmates and the instructor. Small groups based on the students’ proficiency levels will be formed, so that instruction accords with the needs of each group.
Requisite: JAPA 401 or equivalent. Fall and spring semesters. The Department.
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Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: emphasis on reading book length authentic Japanese materials and writing well-structured discourse in Japanese; high level proficiency in speaking and listening; oral and written presentations; peer work; in-class and/or online quizzes or tests; autonomous practice; independent work; instruction in languages other than English.
|Izu no Odoriko||Yasunari Kawabata||a copy will be provided||TBD|
|Hotaru; Naya wo Yaku; Sono hoka no Tanpen||Haruki Murakami||a copy will be provided||TBD|