21F.505 Advanced Japanese I

Fall 2005

Sanno festival procession at Kojimachi I-chome, 1857.
Sanno festival procession at Kojimachi I-chome, 1857. From "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo"; Woodblock print, 13 1/4 x 8 5/8 in; The Brooklyn Museum. (Photographs by Mark Harden and Carol Gerten-Jackson. Image is taken from WebMuseum Web site.)

Course Highlights

This course features audio lessons in the readings section.

Course Description

This course covers lessons 22 through 27 of Japanese: The Spoken Language by Eleanor H. Jordan with Mari Noda. The goal of the course is to continue to build oral proficiency by expanding your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. Class hours will be devoted to developing speaking skills in a variety of circumstances; making requests, invitations, apologies, suggestions, dealing with problems, expressing your opinions, etc. Grammatical and social appropriateness on your utterances will be stressed. Keep in mind that daily tape-work is essential.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .mp3, .mov.

Microsoft® Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Microsoft® Windows®:
From VIEW menu select Encoding... Japanese Auto-Select.

Netscape® (version 7.0+) on Microsoft® Windows®:
From VIEW menu, select Character Coding... Japanese Auto-Select.

Microsoft® Internet Explorer (version 5.0+) on Macintosh® OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character Set… Japanese Auto-Select.

Netscape® (version 7.0+) on Macintosh® OS 9 or X:
From VIEW menu select Character Coding... Japanese Auto-Select.

Safari on Macintosh® OS X:
From VIEW menu select Text Encoding... Japanese Auto-Select.

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Ayumi Nagatomi
Prof. Yoshimi Nagaya

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Four sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate