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JPN 02 — Beginning Japanese II

Quarter: Winter
Day(s): Thursdays
Course Format: On-campus
Duration: 10 weeks
Date(s): Jan 17—Mar 21
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm
Drop Deadline: Jan 30
Units: 2
Tuition: $500
Instructor(s): Emi Mukai
Limit: 27
Status: Open
Winter
On-campus
Thursdays
7:00—8:50 pm
Date(s)
Jan 17—Mar 21
10 weeks
Drop By
Jan 30
2 Units
Fees
$500
Instructor(s):
Emi Mukai
Limit
27
Open
This course is the second of the two-quarter sequence “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 study 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. We will also 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, Stanford

Emi Mukai coordinates Stanford’s first-year Japanese courses in addition to teaching various other courses (from “Japanese Through Movies” to “Japanese Conversation”). Mukai received a PhD in linguistics from USC and has taught Japanese at Williams College.

Textbooks for this course:

(Required) Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Vol. I, 2nd Edition (ISBN 978-4-7890-1440-3)
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