Japanese Language, Culture and Society 1

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Japanese Language, Culture and Society 1

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Japanese

  • Language Level


  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    Listening practice leading to recognition of numbers, times, days, dates, locations; conversation practice based on grammar structures and vocabulary necessary to introduce oneself politely, ask basic questions,
    explain schedules, and talk about pastimes; reading and writing practice introducing the hiragana and katakana writing systems and 80 kanji, progressing from the understanding of notices and posters to descriptions of people?s everyday lives; writing passages involving self-introduction, daily routines, hobbies, and shopping; also discussion in English about Japanese customs, culture and society.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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.


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