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JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese I
(4 Credits, Fall/Spring)
Focusing on foundational language acquisition in Japanese, this course will emphasize the development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will exchange real-life information and ideas through the use of functional vocabulary and grammar. Includes an introduction to Japanese culture. (This CWI course meets Idaho State Board of Education GEM competency requirements for GEM 5 - Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing.). (4 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 4 credits)
JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese II
(4 Credits, Spring)
This course is a continuation of JAPN 101, with an increasing emphasis on the student's ability to use the language in authentic situations through a broadened foundation of vocabulary and grammar. There will be a continued focus on the four skill areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, as well as on developing a deeper appreciation of Japanese culture. PREREQ: JAPN 101 or PERM/INST. (This CWI course meets Idaho State Board of Education GEM competency requirements for GEM 5 - Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing OR the CWI Global Perspectives requirement. [It will not fulfill both requirements.]). (4 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 4 credits)