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JAPN 3301 - Intermediate Japanese I      

Designed for students who have had approximately 300 hours of formal instruction at the college level. Students must be comfortable with hiragana and katakana, and know approximately 300 to 400 kanji. Students will first go through a review of basic grammatical patterns. The remaining weeks in the course will be given over to the study of reading and video materials drawn from a wide range of everyday sources.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Intermediate High

Required Text:
Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

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Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools

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JAPN 3302 - Intermediate Japanese I      

Designed for students who have had approximately 300 hours of formal instruction at the college level. Students must be comfortable with hiragana and katakana, and know approximately 300 to 400 kanji. Students will first go through a review of basic grammatical patterns. The remaining weeks in the course will be given over to the study of reading and video materials drawn from a wide range of everyday sources.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Intermediate High

Required Text:
Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

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Summer 2014 Language Schools

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JAPN 3303 - Intermediate Japanese I      

Designed for students who have had approximately 300 hours of formal instruction at the college level. Students must be comfortable with hiragana and katakana, and know approximately 300 to 400 kanji. Students will first go through a review of basic grammatical patterns. The remaining weeks in the course will be given over to the study of reading and video materials drawn from a wide range of everyday sources.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Intermediate High

Required Text:
Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

Summer 2014 Language Schools

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JAPN 3304 - Intermediate Japanese I      

Designed for students who have had approximately 300 hours of formal instruction at the college level. Students must be comfortable with hiragana and katakana, and know approximately 300 to 400 kanji. Students will first go through a review of basic grammatical patterns. The remaining weeks in the course will be given over to the study of reading and video materials drawn from a wide range of everyday sources.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Intermediate High

Required Text:
Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

Summer 2014 Language Schools

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JAPN 3401 - Intermediate Japanese II      

Designed for students who had approximately 400 hours of instruction at the college level. Students coming into this course should be able to read about 500 to 800 kanji. A variety of materials—essays, short stories,TV programs, and newspaper articles— will be used as texts.These materials are chosen not only as tools for language instruction, but also as a means to increase understanding of the socio-cultural background of contemporary Japan.The aim is to get students to function at an advanced level; that is, to be able to read most modern Japanese written materials with the aid of dictionary and to be able to handle most conversational tasks, including formal situations, with relative ease.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Advanced Low

Required Text: Coursepack.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012

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JAPN 3402 - Intermediate Japanese II      

Designed for students who had approximately 400 hours of instruction at the college level. Students coming into this course should be able to read about 500 to 800 kanji. A variety of materials—essays, short stories,TV programs, and newspaper articles— will be used as texts.These materials are chosen not only as tools for language instruction, but also as a means to increase understanding of the socio-cultural background of contemporary Japan.The aim is to get students to function at an advanced level; that is, to be able to read most modern Japanese written materials with the aid of dictionary and to be able to handle most conversational tasks, including formal situations, with relative ease.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Advanced Low

Required Text: Coursepack.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012

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JAPN 3403 - Intermediate Japanese II      

Designed for students who had approximately 400 hours of instruction at the college level. Students coming into this course should be able to read about 500 to 800 kanji. A variety of materials—essays, short stories,TV programs, and newspaper articles— will be used as texts.These materials are chosen not only as tools for language instruction, but also as a means to increase understanding of the socio-cultural background of contemporary Japan.The aim is to get students to function at an advanced level; that is, to be able to read most modern Japanese written materials with the aid of dictionary and to be able to handle most conversational tasks, including formal situations, with relative ease.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Advanced Low

Required Text: Coursepack.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012

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JAPN 3404 - Intermediate Japanese II      

Designed for students who had approximately 400 hours of instruction at the college level. Students coming into this course should be able to read about 500 to 800 kanji. A variety of materials—essays, short stories,TV programs, and newspaper articles— will be used as texts.These materials are chosen not only as tools for language instruction, but also as a means to increase understanding of the socio-cultural background of contemporary Japan.The aim is to get students to function at an advanced level; that is, to be able to read most modern Japanese written materials with the aid of dictionary and to be able to handle most conversational tasks, including formal situations, with relative ease.

Target OPI rating at the end of the session: Advanced Low

Required Text: Coursepack.

Summer 2011, Summer 2012

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