15 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: EAS6070, EAS6080, EAS6214, EAS6215
Pre-requisites: Japanese Language Proficiency Test (administered by the Japan Foundation) Level 3, or equivalent language level to be ascertained by a test set by SEAS at the time of application

Aims/Description: This unit provides students whose level of Japanese is equivalent to Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 3 with further development of existing language skills: Japanese - English translation and functional reading skills are introduced, making use of texts including annotated topical materials; techniques for tackling unseen materials are developed; grammar knowledge is consolidated and expanded; practical knowledge of Sino-Japanese characters is raised to roughly 700 characters; and speaking and listening abilities are built on. 

Staff Contact: Miyuki Nagai
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Tests and assignments.

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