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JPN 102 - Elementary Japanese II [SUN# JPN 1102]

5 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
5 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Continuation of JPN 101 . Includes oral and written forms, grammatical structures, interpersonal transactions, and the cultural component of communication competency.

Prerequisite(s): JPN 101  
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options; Meets - CTE A&H.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate Japanese speaking skills by asking and responding to questions on familiar topics using comprehensible grammar and pronunciation, while adhering to socio-pragmatic norms of conversation.
  2. Demonstrate Japanese listening skills by identifying key words, general ideas, following classroom instructions, and responding to oral questions.
  3. Demonstrate ability to write hiragana, katakana, and kanji in well-constructed sentences and paragraphs.
  4. Demonstrate ability to read hiragana, katakana, and kanji in texts, while using reading strategies to identify main ideas, sequences of events, and/or familiar words in Japanese.
  5. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking and/or writing to identify Japanese-speaking regions, and/or explain cultural topics.

  1. Oral and Written Forms
    1. 99 additional kanji characters
    2. Pronunciation
  2. Grammatical Structures
    1. Adjectival conjunctions
    2. Comparatives and superlatives
    3. Past, plain verb forms
    4. Extended predicate
    5. Verb, adjective, nominal te-form
    6. Probability and conjecture
    7. Interrogatives and particles
    8. Potential forms
    9. Nominalizers
    10. Progressives
    11. Relative clauses
    12. Past experience
    13. Desire
    14. Opinion
    15. Excessive
    16. Quoted speech
    17. Intention/verb volitional forms
    18. Simultaneous actions
    19. Temporal clause
    20. Indefinite pronouns
    21. Conditional clause
    22. Reporting hearsay
    23. Embedded questions
  3. Interpersonal Transactions
    1. Describe, compare, and predict weather and climate
    2. Describe a schedule in logical order
    3. Express conjectures
    4. Describe hobbies and degrees of ability
    5. Describe family members
    6. Describe someone’s progressive and habitual action
    7. Describe favorite food and drink
    8. Describe past experiences
    9. Make polite requests
    10. Discuss plans
    11. Express 1st and 3rd persons’ desires
    12. Express opinions in a culturally appropriate way
    13. Quote hearsay
    14. Describe planned actions and the reason for proposed actions
    15. Describe simultaneous actions
    16. Transact purchases
    17. Describe clothes used on various occasions
    18. Provide multiple reasons
    19. Give culturally appropriate answers to questions
    20. Write a formal letter
    21. Read a newspaper-style article
    22. Read various brochures
  4. Cultural Component of Communication Competency

Effective Term:
Fall 2022