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Course Code: JAPN100 Course ID: 4816 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the Japanese language using an online immersion technique developed by Rosetta Stone. Students will learn basic vocabulary, verb conjugations, and grammatical usage through online listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises. Students will also learn about Japanese culture. Please note the technical specifications below. These are required to interface with the online language content provider. If you cannot meet these requirements we strongly recommend you do not take this course. Please contact classroomsupport@apus.edu if you are unsure or have any questions. • The ability to download and install the speech component. • A working microphone installed on the computer for speech recognition. • Access to streaming media is also required and should be confirmed before registering for the class.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/2022 - 07/01/2022 07/04/2022 - 08/28/2022 July Summer 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

► Listen, Speak, Read, and Write

  1. Accurately pronounce specific sounds of the Japanese language that are important to meaning, and link sounds together in words and sentences at a basic level with sufficient accuracy (pronunciation) to be understood by Japanese speakers.
  2. Speak Japanese using high-frequency vocabulary, grammar, and brief sentence structures in everyday situations (for example: greetings, asking for directions, answering short questions, expressing basic needs and reactions, exchanging information, or persuading others).
  3. Read and demonstrate understanding of basic, non-technical, narrative common Japanese high-frequency vocabulary words, grammatical forms, and brief sentence structures.
  4. Write specific sounds, words, and brief sentences in Japanese language using English (Romaji), Japanese characters (Hiragana) and appropriate characters for “borrowed” Japanese words (Katakana).
  5. Respond to spoken or written questions both orally and in writing, using Japanese high-frequency vocabulary, grammar, and brief sentence structures.
  6. Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or phrases through logical guessing based on contextual clues.


► Understand

7. Describe specific Japanese culture traditions (for example: formality or familiarity in addressing people, gestures used in greeting others, and table manners).

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

► Listen, Speak, Read, and Write

  1. Accurately pronounce specific sounds of the Japanese language that are important to meaning, and link sounds together in words and sentences at a basic level with sufficient accuracy (pronunciation) to be understood by Japanese speakers.
  2. Speak Japanese using high-frequency vocabulary, grammar, and brief sentence structures in everyday situations (for example: greetings, asking for directions, answering short questions, expressing basic needs and reactions, exchanging information, or persuading others).
  3. Read and demonstrate understanding of basic, non-technical, narrative common Japanese high-frequency vocabulary words, grammatical forms, and brief sentence structures.
  4. Write specific sounds, words, and brief sentences in Japanese language using English (Romaji), Japanese characters (Hiragana) and appropriate characters for “borrowed” Japanese words (Katakana).
  5. Respond to spoken or written questions both orally and in writing, using Japanese high-frequency vocabulary, grammar, and brief sentence structures.
  6. Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or phrases through logical guessing based on contextual clues.


► Understand

7. Describe specific Japanese culture traditions (for example: formality or familiarity in addressing people, gestures used in greeting others, and table manners).

Book Title:The RosettaStone materials will be provided via the classroom.
ISBN:NTR
Publication Info:RosettaStone
Electronic Unit Cost:$25.00
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.