Asian and Near Eastern Languages

Japanese Reading and Culture

Japanese Reading and Culture
Reading and writing emphasizing essential characters, vocabulary, grammar, and culture.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesJAPAN 202, or equivalent.
 NoteFirst course for returned missionaries. Offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining JAPAN 301
Course Outcomes: 

Reading authentic Japanese texts at intermediate level

Students will be able to read intermediate-level stories, articles, and letters.

Writing about personal experiences

Students will be able to describe their personal experiences in letters to friends. A written sample will be included in the individual portfolio.

Speaking in a more native and idiomatic manner

Students will be able to speak Japanese more like native speakers, using a variety of idiomatic expressions.