Japanese Course Offerings Spring 2019 through Spring 2020

Japanese Course Offerings with Professor Toyoko Mlwa-Osborne, Antioch College

Yearly Rotation in Antioch’s Quarter System; Courses for 2019-2020:

  • JAPN 201 in the fall term; Aug. 26, 2019 – Nov. 5, 2019
  • JAPN 301 in the winter term; Jan. 6, 2020 – Mar. 17, 2020
  • JAPN 202 and 302 in the spring term. Apr. 6, 2020 – Jun. 16, 2020

Spring 2019 – Apr 8 – Jun 21

JAPN 202 – Intermediate Japanese Culture and Communication II

  • MTWR 12:30-1:20
  • 4 quarter credits, 3 semester credits
  • Prerequisite: JAPN 201 at Antioch College, or 3 previous courses inJapanese, placement, or special instructor permission
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description: 

JAPN 202 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full and increasingly complex phrases and sentence structures in the present and past tenses and in a variety of familiar and uncomplicated general contexts and social interactions.  This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-Low rating.  Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments.  Offered every spring term.

Spring 2019 – Apr 8 – Jun 21

JAPN 302 – Advanced Japanese Culture and Communication II

  • MTWR 1:30-2:20
  • 4 quarter credits, 3 semester credits
  • Prerequisite: JAPN 301 at Antioch College, or 5 previous courses inJapanese, placement, or special instructor permission.
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description: 

JAPN 302 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full and increasingly complex phrases and sentence structures in all tenses and in a variety of familiar, general and even abstract contexts and social interactions, sometime even with complications.  This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-High rating.  Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments.  Offered every spring term.

Fall 2019 – Aug. 26 – Nov. 5

JAPN 201 – Intermediate Japanese I 

  • Days and Time: MTWTh, 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM
  • Pre-req.: Successful completion of two semesters/3 quarters of Beginning Japanese or what is equivalent by consent of the instructor.
  • Credits: 3 semester hour credits, 4 quarter hour credits.
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description

Japanese 201 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full present tense phrases and sentence structures in a variety of familiar contexts and uncomplicated social interactions. This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-Low rating, and prepares students for the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview in fulfillment of Antioch’s minimum language requirement. Students from other GLCA schools may opt out of this proficiency test. Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments. Offered every Fall term. Taught in Japanese.

Winter 2020 – Jan. 6 – Mar. 17

JAPN 301 – Advanced Japanese Culture and Communication I

  • MTWR 1:30-2:20 (4 quarter credits, 3 semester credits)
  • Prerequisite: JAPN 202 at Antioch College, or 4 previous courses in Japanese, placement, or special instructor permission.
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description: 

JAPN 301 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full and increasingly complex phrases and sentence structures in all tenses and in a variety of familiar and general contexts and social interactions.  This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-Mid rating.  Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments.  Offered every winter term.

Spring 2020 – Apr. 6 – Jun. 16

JAPN 202 – Intermediate Japanese Culture and Communication II

  • MTWR 12:30-1:20
  • 4 quarter credits, 3 semester credits
  • Prerequisite: JAPN 201 at Antioch College, or 3 previous courses in Japanese, placement, or special instructor permission.
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description: 

JAPN 202 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full and increasingly complex phrases and sentence structures in the present and past tenses and in a variety of familiar and uncomplicated general contexts and social interactions.  This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-Low rating.  Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments.  Offered every spring term.

Spring 2020 – Apr. 6 – Jun. 16

JAPN 302 – Advanced Japanese Culture and Communication II

  • MTWR 1:30-2:20
  • 4 quarter credits, 3 semester credits
  • Prerequisite: JAPN 301 at Antioch College, or 5 previous courses in Japanese, placement, or special instructor permission.
  • Taught in Japanese.

Description: 

JAPN 302 uses a communicative approach to integrate cultural products, practices, and perspectives into developing the four skills of communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening), with a focus on real-time interpersonal oral production of simple, but full and increasingly complex phrases and sentence structures in all tenses and in a variety of familiar, general and even abstract contexts and social interactions, sometime even with complications.  This course roughly targets the ACTFL Intermediate-High rating.  Teaching methodologies may include task-based, project-based, and other experiential learning assignments.  Offered every spring term.

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