Intermediate Japanese Language I

Musashi University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intermediate Japanese Language I

  • Host University

    Musashi University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    High Intermediate

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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

Course Disclaimer

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.