EALC 320_SP11_Syllabus

EALC 320_SP11_Syllabus - EALC 320 Syllabus Spring 2011...

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EALC 320 Syllabus Spring 2011 Page 1 of 5 Syllabus EALC 320: Advanced Japanese I : THH217 11:00 – 11:50 M, T, W, Th Instructor : Matsumoto, Yumi Office Hours: M, W. 1:00-2:00 or by appointment (松本ゆみ) Office: THH 356A Phone: (213) 740-3704 e-mail: ymatsumo@usc.edu Japanese Language Program Director : Dr. Hajime Hoji Office: GFS 301 e-mail: hoji@usc.edu Course Description and Objectives: EALC320 (Advanced Japanese I) is a continuation of EALC222 (Japanese IV). This course functions as a bridge between intermediate-level and advanced-level Japanese. Regular attendance and active class participation are essential to a successful performance in this course. Instructions will be given solely in Japanese. The specific objectives of this course are: 1) to strengthen the basic and intermediate Japanese language proficiency acquired through EALC 120, 122, 220 and 222; 2) to develop oral/aural communication skills as well as reading and writing skills at the pre-advanced level; 3) to help students acquire pre-advanced-level expressions and vocabulary, including kanji ; 4) to promote an understanding of present-day Japanese culture. Prerequisite: Japanese IV at USC (EALC 222) or equivalent Course Materials : - 『中級の日本語 改訂版』 An Integrated approach to Intermediate Japanese Revised Edition (The Japan Times) - 『中級の日本語 改訂版 ワークブック』 An Integrated approach to intermediate Japanese Revised Edition Workbook - 2 Audio CDs accompanying the textbook - Blackboard. You are required to check our course Blackboard at <https://blackboard.usc.edu> on a regular basis.
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EALC 320 Syllabus Spring 2011 Page 2 of 5 Dictionaries (one from each category recommended ): Online Japanese-English, English-Japanese dictionaries (Kanji-kana input/output) http://www.animelab.com/anime.manga/dictionary http://jisho.org/ http://www.polarcloud.com/rikaichan/ ( Please give us your feedback on these websites. If you find more useful ones, please let us know.) Japanese-English Dictionaries: Kodansha’s Furigana Japanese-English Dictionary (Kodansha International) Merriam Webster’s Japanese-English Learner's Dictionary English-Japanese Dictionaries: Kodansha’s Furigana English-Japanese Dictionary (Kodansha Int'l) Kenkyusha’s Furigana English-Japanese Dictionary (Kenkyusha) The Modern English-Nihongo Dictionary (日本語学習英日辞典) (Kodansha Int'l) Kanji-English Dictionaries: The Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (漢英学習字典) (Kodansha Int'l) Kodansha's Essential Kanji Dictionary (Kodansha Int'l) The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary . (Tuttle) NTC's New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (新漢英字典) (NTC) The Kanji Dictionary: Find Any Compound Using Any of Its Component Characters (漢 英熟語辞典) (Charles Tuttle) Grading Policy: Attendance & class performance: 10% Homework assignments: 10% Kanji quizzes (漢字クイズ) 5% Dialogue check (暗唱チェック)
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