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Elementary Japanese I

Course Description

This course is designed for students with no previous, or very limited knowledge of the Japanese language. Strong emphasis will be placed on acquiring conversational and comprehension skills, using practical and interesting situational materials that will stress both language and culture. The course is presented using both Hiragama and Katakana versions of Japanese. (This course is not open to native Japanese speakers or to students with more than two years of Japanese in high school, except by instructor approval)