Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Japanese (JAPN)

JAPN 100  Introductory Japanese I  Units: 6.00  

For students without any previous knowledge of Japanese. Introduction to the basic structural patterns of the language and intensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive use of audio-visual materials. Students are expected to study individually on a regular basis with the aid of an audio tape in addition to the four hours of classroom work per week.
NOTE Students with previous knowledge of the language or who have studied Japanese will not be permitted to enrol.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or (Level 2 or above and a cumulative GPA of 1.90 or higher). Note Students will have their level of competence assessed by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in September.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
JAPN 200  Introductory Japanese II  Units: 6.00  

Continued study of the structural patterns of the language, with intensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive use of audio-visual materials. Students are expected to study individually on a regular basis with the aid of an audio tape in addition to the four hours of classroom work per week.

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in JAPN 100) or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Note Students with previous study background must take a placement test during orientation week.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
JAPN 300  Intermediate Japanese  Units: 6.00  

Requirements: JAPN200  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
JAPN 301  Intermediate Japanese I  Units: 3.00  

Intermediate study of the structural patterns of the language, with intensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive use of audio-visual materials.
NOTE    Students with previous study background must take a placement test during orientation week.

Requirements: JAPN200  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
JAPN 302  Intermediate Japanese II  Units: 3.00  

Intermediate study of the structural patterns of the language, with intensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Extensive use of audio-visual materials.
NOTE    Students with previous study background must take a placement test during orientation week.

Requirements: JAPN200  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science