JAPN 3103

Beginning Japanese

An intensive introduction to the Japanese language. The course covers most basic grammatical structures and everyday vocabulary items, and introduces hiragana, katakana, and approximately 100 elementary kanji. Practices are conducted to develop all four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in meaningful communicative exercises.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Novice High

Required Text: Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Japanese Communication Culture Contect - 3rd edition ISBN13: 978-1285429595 ISBN10: 1285429591

Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Student Activity Manual - 3rd edition. ISBN: 0495798282 ISBN-13: 9780495798286 978-1-285433455
Japanese Studies
Language School
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Summer 2017 Language Schools

JAPN3103A-L17 Lecture (Hayashi, Hanami, Ito, Kondo, Sano)

Summer 2016 Language Schools

JAPN3103A-L16 Lecture (Hayashi, Kondo, Maekawa, Nashiro, Shimoura)

Summer 2015 Language Schools

JAPN3103A-L15 Lecture (Hayashi, Shimoura)

Summer 2014 Language Schools

JAPN3103A-L14 Lecture (Hayashi, Kato, Kondo, Maekawa, Yamashita)

Summer 2013, Mills 8 Week Session

JAPN3103A-L13 Lecture (Hayashi)

Summer 2012, Mills 8 Week Session

JAPN3103A-L12 Lecture (Hayashi, Hirano, Maekawa)

Summer 2011, Mills 8 Week Session

JAPN3103A-L11 Lecture (Matsumoto, Hayashi, Walker)

Summer 2010

JAPN3103A-L10 Lecture (Hanabusa)

Summer 2009

JAPN3103A-L09 Lecture (Hanabusa)

Summer 2008

JAPN3103A-L08 Lecture (Hanabusa)

Summer 2007

JAPN3103A-L07 Lecture (Hanabusa, Fukuda, Matsumoto, Yasuda)

Summer 2006

JAPN3103A-L06 Lecture (Hanabusa, Matsumoto, Yasuda)

Summer 2005

JAPN3103A-L05 Lecture (Hanabusa, Fukuda, Yasuda)

Summer 2004

JAPN3103A-L04 Lecture (Nagatomi)