Mayumi Hirano

Level 3 Head Instructor

 
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JAPN 3101 - Beginning Japanese I      

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

Required Text: Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Japanese Communication Culture Contect - 3rd edition ISBN13: 978-1285429595 ISBN10: 1285429591

Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Student Activity Manual - 3rd edition. ISBN: 0495798282 ISBN-13: 9780495798286 978-1-285433455 LNG

Summer 2012, Summer 2013

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JAPN 3102 - Beginning Japanese      

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

Required Text: Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Japanese Communication Culture Contect - 3rd edition ISBN13: 978-1285429595 ISBN10: 1285429591

Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Student Activity Manual - 3rd edition. ISBN: 0495798282 ISBN-13: 9780495798286 978-1-285433455 LNG

Summer 2012

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JAPN 3103 - Beginning Japanese      

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

Required Text: Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Japanese Communication Culture Contect - 3rd edition ISBN13: 978-1285429595 ISBN10: 1285429591

Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Student Activity Manual - 3rd edition. ISBN: 0495798282 ISBN-13: 9780495798286 978-1-285433455 LNG

Summer 2012

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JAPN 3104 - Beginning Japanese      

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

Required Text: Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Japanese Communication Culture Contect - 3rd edition ISBN13: 978-1285429595 ISBN10: 1285429591

Hatasa, Hatasa & Makino, Nakama 1: Student Activity Manual - 3rd edition. ISBN: 0495798282 ISBN-13: 9780495798286 978-1-285433455

Summer 2012

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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:
Oka, Mayumi, et al (2009), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Oka, Mayumi, et al (2010), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Oka, Mayumi, et all (2012), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5 LNG

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 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:
Oka, Mayumi, et al (2009), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Oka, Mayumi, et al (2010), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Oka, Mayumi, et all (2012), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5 LNG

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 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:
Oka, Mayumi, et al (2009), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Oka, Mayumi, et al (2010), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Oka, Mayumi, et all (2012), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 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:
Oka, Mayumi, et al (2009), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Oka, Mayumi, et al (2010), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Kanji Workbook ISBN: 978-4-87424-487-6 C0081

Oka, Mayumi, et all (2012), Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese - Grammar Power ISBN: 978-4-87424-570-5

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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The Japanese School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.5215
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
Japanese School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Wendy Butler, Coordinator
japaneseschool@middlebury.edu