An intensive introduction to the Japanese language. The course covers most basic grammatical structures and everyday vocabulary items, and introduces hiragana, katakana, and approximately 100 elementary kanji. Practices are conducted to develop all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in meaningful communicative exercises.
Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Novice High
Textbook: Makino, Hatasa & Hatasa. Nakama 1: communication, culture, and context. Houghton Mifflin Inc.