Paul Ganir



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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:

Tokyo Gaikokugodaigaku Ryugakusei Nihongo Kyoiku senta (Japanese Language Center for International Students, Tokyo University of Foreigh Studies), Jokyu Nihongo (Advanced Japanese) ISBN-10:4893584081 ISBN-13:978-4893584083 First Edition 6/20/2010

Summer 2013

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School of Japanese

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.5215
F: 802.443.2075

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14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

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