Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
JPN 213C
Course Title:
Intermediate Japanese Conversation
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Course Description

Provides further advanced practice of structures and vocabulary of second year Japanese in a conversational format. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in JPN 203 or instructor permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

JPN 213B may be offered simultaneously with JPN203. This is a conversation-tutorial class for extended practice in order to foster better understanding of the materials presented in JPN203. 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

A. Handle interactions in a variety of settings using intermediate-level Japanese grammar and vocabulary.
B. Communicate more effectively with native speakers accustomed to dealing with non-native speakers.
C. Compare and contrast the values underlying cultural behaviors and attitudes within the Japanese speaking world in relation to one€™s own cultural

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