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Elementary Japanese I
Course: JPN101

First Term: 2015 Spring
Lec + Lab   5.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   5.7 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: Basic grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary of Japanese. Study of Japanese culture. Development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Read and write HIRAGANA syllabary and KATAKANA syllabary. (I)
2. Demonstrate proper pronunciation, intonation and accent of the Japanese language. (I-III)
3. Demonstrate oral communication skill in the Japanese language in a limited context. (I-III)
4. Demonstrate aural comprehension skill in the Japanese in a limited context. (I-III)
5. Demonstrate proper social interaction using the Japanese language in a limited context. (I-III)
6. Read and write about 75 KANJI (Chinese characters). (II)
7. Demonstrate basic understanding of the Japanese culture. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Vocabulary
   A. Dates
   B. Numbers and time
   C. Daily activities
   D. College life
   E. Personal Information
II. Grammar and Writing Systems
   A. Hiragana and Katakana
   B. Basic Kanji about 75
   C. Punctuations
   D. Nouns and copula
   E. Negation
   F. Interrogatives
   G. Non-past Adjectives
   H. Verbs
      1. Polite forms
      2. Non-past plain forms
   I. Counters
   J. Particles
III. Culture
   A. Geography
   B. Greetings
   C. Community

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 9, 2014

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