Intermediate Japanese Language I
Area of Study
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
The aims of this course are as follows:
1) to be able to enjoy conversation in Japanese with Japanese friends
2) to be able to read easy Japanese
3) to write a short essay on a topic of a student's interest
4) to make a presentation in front of an audience
Classes are conducted in easy Japanese and English is used when necessary
The course will start from the review of basic grammar with an emphasis on speaking and listening
Aural-oral drills and practice of structural patterns are emphasized in class
Students should master 200 Kanji by the end of the semester
Students will have several lessons with Japanese students
Visitor Sessions - the main purpose of these sections is to continue the development of speaking skills through opportunities in face-to-face communication
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.