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SPRING 2018 Courses

JPNS 102 Japanese Level II
M-F        TBA
A continuation of the study of elementary Japanese. Task-oriented activities will be incorporated to encourage language use as well as pattern practice for linguistic accuracy. Relevant cultural aspects will be introduced. 120 Kanji.

JPNS 201D Japanese Level III
M-F        TBA
Intermediate Japanese. Focus on both spoken and written forms. Some authentic materials. 110 kanji.
JPNS 202 Japanese Level IV
M-F        TBA
Continuation of intermediate Japanese. Focus on both spoken and written forms. Active use of authentic materials. 150 kanji.

JPNS 202D Japanese Level IV 
Continues work on Japanese (Prerequisite: JPNS level III or equivalent)

JPNS 280 Intriduction to Modern Japanese Civilization
(3 credits) 2 sections
Survey of japanese civilization and culture. Readings are in ENGLISH.  
JPNS 302 Japanese Level VI
Further work to develop skills in Japanese. Extensive use of authentic materials dealing with current issues of Japanese society.
JPNS 330 Japanese Cinema
TWR          Sekine
(3 credits; TTh + screening)
Survey of Japanese films. Films are shown with English subtitles.

JPNS 341 Japanese Literature I: Japanese Modern Literature
TR           Sekine
(3 credits; TTh)
Survey of traditional Japanese literature.Focus of the course may vary with each semester. Readings are in Japanese.

JPNS 363 Relationship of Japanese Language and Society
TR        Wei
(3 credits; TTh)
Survey of traditionalJapanese literature. Focus of the coure may vary each semester. Readings are in Japanese.
JPNS 402 Japanese Level VIII
JPNS 480  Japanese Civilization
TR      Wei
Study of contemporary Japanese culture. Topics include geography, history, family, education, society, religions, and life values. Readings are in Japanese.

JPNS 490D Japanese Culinary Culture
TR          Hatasa
(3 credits; TTh)
Various topics in Japanese culinary culture are discussed. Readings are in Japanese.

JPNS 575   Theories of Language Acquisition
TR         Cuza-Blanco

JPNS 679 Complexity and Fluency in SLA
TR         Neary-Sundquist        

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