Intermediate Japanese I
College of Liberal Arts
Review and expansion of basic vocabulary and grammatical structures, conversational practice, listening comprehension, written expression and reading. Students will prepare for oral and written proficiency exams during these courses. Must be taken in sequence.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Sustain a conversation about themselves on selected topics of interest.
Ask and respond to open-ended questions.
Exchange feelings and ideas of self and others with some explanation.
Express agreement and disagreement with some explanation.
Read and respond to selected materials on a variety of topics.
Identify the main idea and demonstrate understanding of some supporting details in authentic materials.
Demonstrate understanding of written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
Write compositions with some guidance on a wider variety of topics in any time frame.
Briefly narrate an event in the past.
Analyze similarities and differences between the target cultures and the student’s own culture with topics such as celebrations, health, technology, and homes.
Describe and discuss contributions of other cultures such as artwork, architecture, music, dance and literature.