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JAPN 101 - Japanese I

Unit(s): 4.50

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This introductory course focuses on Japanese language and culture. The course stresses oral and written proficiency through fundamental use of the Japanese language, as well as the Hiragana and Katakana script. Students also receive an introduction to Kanji characters. Various facets of Japanese history, culture and civilization are also analyzed via cross-cultural comparisons. In addition to classroom discussion, students are required to complete at least 27 hours of intensive individualized oral-aural practice via interactive websites, audio CDs, video programs, and films in the RHC Language, where work focuses on vocabulary, grammar, and cultural practices. This course is intended for students interested in learning to speak Japanese, as well as those seeking a degree in Japanese language.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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