JPN 02 — Beginning Japanese II
Course Format: On-campus course
Duration: 10 weeks
Date(s): Jan 18—Mar 22
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm
Drop Deadline: Jan 31
Instructor(s): Emi Mukai
Status: Registration opens on 12/04/2017
Jan 18—Mar 22
Registration opens on 12/04/2017
This course is the second of a two-quarter sequence of beginning Japanese. It is designed for students who can already exchange greetings and personal information about family, work, and interests, and who have some familiarization with the Hiragana and Katakana writing systems. We will continue to attend to these writing systems but will principally emphasize oral proficiency along with listening skills, focusing on the acquisition of basic communication for travel and everyday life. Students will continue to master fundamental grammar and vocabulary through listening exercises with video and audio clips, and engage in lively conversation in a fun and nurturing environment. By the end of the course, students will be able to talk about their daily lives more broadly and with greater confidence.
Emi Mukai, Lecturer in Japanese, StanfordEmi Mukai coordinates first-year and second-year Japanese courses. She is an oral and writing proficiency tester in Japanese, certified by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Mukai received a PhD in linguistics from USC and has taught Japanese at Williams College.
Textbooks for this course:
(Required) Eri Banno, Genki I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 2nd edition Edition (ISBN 978-4-7890-1440-3)