Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Beginning Japanese Conversation II
Course: JPN116

First Term: 2014 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Continuation of conversational Japanese for survival in everyday business and social situations. Expansion of vocabulary and sentence structure through aural/oral practice. Practice in reading and writing Kana

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate proper pronunciation, intonation, and accent of the Japanese language. (I-V)
2. Read and write Katakana and Hiragana. (I)
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the spoken word. (I-V)
4. Pronounce and use correctly approximately 150 basic verbs and related forms in phrases and complete sentences. (III)
5. Pronounce and use correctly approximately 600 basic vocabulary words likely to be encountered in everyday business and social situations. (V)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Japanese Writing Systems
   A. Katakana
   B. Hiragana
II. Complex Sentence Structure
   A. Conjecture
   B. Continuity
   C. Past Experience
   D. Ability
   E. Comparison
   F. Preference
   G. Intention
   H. Decision
   I. Purpose
   J. Cause/Effect
III. Verb Conjugation
   A. Gerund (-te Form)
   B. Desiderative Form (-tai Form)
   C. Polite Imperative
   D. Presumptive Form
   E. Provisional Form
IV. Adjective Conjugation
   A. Formal
      1. Past and Nonpast
      2. Positive and Negative
   B. Informal
      1. Past and Nonpast
      2. Positive and Negative
V. Vocabulary
   A. Meeting People
   B. Weather
   C. At the Party
   D. Inquiring After People
   E. Evening Out
   F. Sports
   G. Buying the Ticket
   H. Public Transportation
   I. Arranging the Visit
   J. Signing the Contract
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 4/23/1991

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