JAPAN 321

Advanced Japanese 1: Current Events

Course Description

Using Japanese to describe and formulate opinions about current events reported in Japanese media.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Understanding and reporting on current events

Learning Outcome

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.

Title

State and support opinions

Learning Outcome

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.

Title

Listening and reading comprehension

Learning Outcome

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