- Course Number:
- JPN 211B
- Course Title:
- Intermediate Japanese Conversation
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Course DescriptionProvides practice of structures and vocabulary of second year Japanese in a conversational format. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in JPN 250 or instructor permission. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
JPN 211B is offered simultaneously with JPN201. This is a conversation-tutorial class for extended practice in order to foster better understanding of the materials presented in JPN201.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
A. Manage common interactions in a selected variety of settings using intermediate-level Japanese grammatical structures and vocabulary.
B. Begin to apply effective communication skills to interact with native Japanese speakers accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers.
C. Apply broader cultural understanding to recognize and interpret cultural behaviors and attitudes within the Japanese speaking world in relation to ones own cultural perspective.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will be assessed by any combination of the following:
1. Active participation in class
2. Individual presentations
3. Contextual written tasks (in or outside of class) to assess reading, writing, cultural, and aural competencies, including reading and writing of syllabaries
4. Oral interviews with partner or instructor
5. In class, interactive student role-plays
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Course Content: Themes, Concepts and Issues
Include all or most of the following:
Please refer to the appropriate section of the Course Content Outcomes Guide of JPN 201 for details of Themes, Concepts and Issues for active communication.
Competencies and Skills
Please refer to the appropriate section of the Course Content Outcomes Guide of JPN 201 for details of Competencies and Skills for active communication.