This course will be the equivalent of Japanese 301 at a college. It targets students who have finished four semesters of college level Japanese or people who finished the beginning Japanese textbook.
The goal of this course will be, as the foreword of a textbook says, “to solidity the grammar, vocabulary and kanji foundation built during students’ study at the beginner level.” Also ” to expand their four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and the socio-cultural knowledge they need for communication, thereby easing their transition to advanced Japanese.
Required Textbook:Tobira: Gateway to advanced Japanese.
Optional Textbook:Tobira: Power Up Your Kanji: 800 Basic Kanji as a gateway to Advanced Japanese
Dates and locations to be announced.