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Syllabus_JAPN102-Spring12_Section004_ (3) - Japanese 102...

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Japanese 102 Spring 2012 Time: 12:00-12:50pm, Mon., Tue., Wed., and Thu. (Section 004) Classroom: Saunders Rm0321 Instructor: ? ? ? ? ( ? ? ? ? ? ? ) Reiko Nitta Office: Smith 05 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm and by appointment Final Exam: April 28, Saturday 12:00-3:00pm (Saunders Rm0321) Textbooks and Materials: Required: 1. GENKI Textbook: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I [Second Edition] The Japan Times, 2011, ISBN 978-4-7890-1440-3 2. GENKI Workbook: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Workbook I [Second Edition] The Japan Times, 2011, ISBN: 978-4-7890-1441-0 Recommended: 1. Kodansha’s Furigana Japanese Dictionary: Japanese-English, English-Japanese . Kodansha International, ISBN: 4770024800 2. A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar by Seiichi Makino and Michio Tsutsui The Japan Times, ISBN10: 4789004546, ISBN13: 978-4789004541) Sakai and Email: All the other necessary materials and internet websites will be posted on Sakai ( https://sakai.unc.edu/portal ). You sometimes need to print out some materials for class when your instructor asks you to do so. Also, please check your university email regularly for announcements and reminders. Course description and objectives: This is the second semester of the beginning level course in Japanese for students who took Japanese 101. Any student with prior experience with Japanese, who has not taken Japanese 101 at UNC-CH, should consult with the instructor for taking an appropriate placement test. A multi- skill approach will be adopted in teaching, giving equal emphasis to the training of standard pronunciation, listening comprehension, grammar and vocabulary usage. By the end of this course, you will be able to talk more about yourself such as your family, what you like/want/have to do, your experiences, and using simple comparisons, giving simple advices, explaining your problems/sickness and so on. You will also learn 87 Kanji through the semester and be able to write at least one page composition about yourself and also a short letter. Through the semester, you will also be introduced many aspects of Japanese culture. Learning Strategies: Language learning is calmative. Therefore, I strongly encourage you to study vocabulary, grammar, Kanji, etc. every day. Previewing and reviewing the materials that you learn in class every day is crucial in order to keep up in class and succeed in this course . Make a habit to check the bi-monthly schedule everyday to know, what you are going to learn, what you have leaned and also keep up your study habits. In order to know what you do not understand, reviewing is also important. Your instructor will introduce some learning strategies and tools throughout the
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