JAPN - Japanese

Alfred State courses are grouped into the following sections:

  • This course is an introduction to the spoken and written Japanese language and focuses on developing the student's ability to speak, to write, and to read Japanese. Additional emphasis is given to learning about Japanese culture. Instruction centers on oral communication, written communication, reading for comprehension, and cultural awareness. Writing and speaking are emphasized in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures.

  • This course is designed as a continuation of JAPN 1203; this course further develops the student's ability to speak, to write, and to read Japanese. Additional emphasis is given to learning about Japanese culture. Instruction centers on oral communication, written communication, reading for comprehension, and cultural awareness. Writing and speaking are emphasized in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures.