Asian and Near Eastern Languages

Advanced Japanese 1: Current Events

Advanced Japanese 1: Current Events
Using Japanese to describe and formulate opinions about current events reported in Japanese media.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesJAPAN 302
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining JAPAN 321
Course Outcomes: 

Understanding and reporting on current events

Students will be able to comprehend media reports in spoken and written forms. They will also be able to use connected discourse to report about those events in a clear and extensive manner.

State and support opinions

Students will be able to clearly state and support opinions on issues in Japanese media reports. They will be able to do this in oral and written forms.

Listening and reading comprehension

Students will have adequate language skills to handle listening and reading tasks at the equivalent of the JLPT N2 exam.