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Japanese Courses

E.g. 2016-2017

JAPANLNG 1: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 7). First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. 72 kanji characters will be taught.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 2: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 8). Continuation of 1. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master 177 kanji characters by completing this course. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 1. See http://japanese.stanford.edu

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 3: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9). Continuation of Japanlng 2. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Students are expected to master ~ 300 kanji characters by completing the course. Fulfills University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: placement test, Japanlng 2. http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4A: First -Year Japanese Language Essentials, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 7A.) For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4B: First-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 8A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4A. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 4A . See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 4C: First-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 9A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4B. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Online listening exercises, audiovisual materials, kanji exercises. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 4B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=73.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11A: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 27.Goal of t he course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 3 or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11B: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 28.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 11A.Goal of the course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 11A or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 11C: Intermediate Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 29.)Goal of the course is to converse in Japanese with more confidence. Develops oral proficiency through building solid basic sentence patterns and increasing vocabulary in order to gain ability to speak about greater variety of topics with more detail. Class activities include role play and mini skits for practical use of Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 11B or consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 14A: Second-Year Japanese Language Essentials, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 17A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 4C. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 4C. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=89.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 14B: Second-Year Japanese Language Essentials, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 18A.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 14A. For students who want to build communication skills in limited time. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 14A. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=89

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 21: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 17.) Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 3. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 22: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formely JAPANLNG 18). Continuation of JAPANLNG 21. Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. Prerequisite: Placement Test, JAPANLNG 21. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 23: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 19). Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. (Formerly JAPANLNG 18B.) Prerequisite: 22. http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 31A: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, First Quarter

Oral proficiency through role play, oral presentations, and discussion. Recommended for those who have participated in Kyoto SCTI program. May be taken concurrently with JAPANLNG 21, 22, and 23. Prerequisite: 3K, or consent of instructor. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 31B: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, Second Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 31A. Oral proficiency through role play, oral presentations, and discussion. Recommended for those who have participated in Kyoto SCTI program. May be taken concurrently with JAPANLNG 21, 22, and 23. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 31A, or consent of instructor. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 31C: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 31B. Oral proficiency through role play, oral presentations, and discussion. Recommended for those who have participated in Kyoto SCTI program. May be taken concurrently with JAPANLNG 21, 22, and 23. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 32B. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 100: Reading in Japanese

Goal is to advance Japanese proficiency through reading in Japanese on topics you are interested in. You will read and write journals about the booklets, magazines, periodicals, and manga you choose. Research shows that this type of reading activity further enhances learners¿ proficiency (accuracy, vocabulary, writing, and cultural literacy). Perquisite: Japanlng 2, but all levels are welcome

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JAPANLNG 101: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 117.) Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: Placement Tests, JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=39.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 102: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 118). Continuation of 101. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: 101. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=39.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 103: Third-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 119). Continuation of 102. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms. Materials include current Japanese media and literature for native speakers of Japanese. Cultural and social topics related to Japan and its people. Prerequisite: 102. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/? page_id=39Prerequisite.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111A: Advanced Japanese Conversation, First Quarter

(formely JAPANLNG 121) The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their lifelong study.nnThis is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111B: Advanced Japanese Conversation, Second Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 122.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 111A. The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their lifelong study. nnThis is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 111C: Advanced Japanese Conversation, Third Quarter

(Formerly JAPANLNG 123.) Continuation of JAPANLNG 111B.The J111A, B, & C course sequence is designed for students who wish to advance their speaking skills of the Japanese language to the advanced level. Its goals are to help students gain proficiency and confidence in the use of Japanese and to prepare them for their life-long study. This is a "students-driven, students-centered" course. The instructor will not "teach." Instead she is there to facilitate interactions and "help the students obtain their goals." Students are expected to come to class with their concrete goals as to what they want to do with their Japanese, and be ready to work hard in class to reach their goals.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 113F: Japanese Through Film, First Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 114F: Japanese Through Film, Second Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 115F: Japanese Through Film,Third Quarter

Contemporary Japanese culture through Japanese films, documentaries, TV dramas, and animes. Structured for students with a strong desire to advance their Japanese language skills and who have limited class preparation time. Students will engage in in-depth discussion and exploration of social and cultural issues, expand the repertoire of vocabulary, and practice on advanced language skills. Topics may vary depending on student interests. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 23.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 200: Directed Reading

Prerequisite: 213 and consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 211: Fourth-Year Japanese, First Quarter

Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 103. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 212: Fourth-Year Japanese, Second Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 211. Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 211. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 213: Fourth-Year Japanese, Third Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 212. Structure of Japanese, writings in different genres and styles, using such knowledge in writing, and expressing opinions on a variety of topics. Original writings, including fiction, essays, newspaper, and journal articles. Recommended taken in sequence. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 212. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=263.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 320: Intensive Second-Year Japanese for Stanford Graduate Students

Equivalent to 21, 22, 23 combined or 20. Stanford Grads only. See http://japanese.stanford.edu/?page_id=323.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 394: Graduate Studies in Japanese Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 395: Graduate Studies in Japanese

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 1A: Accelerated First- Year Japanese, Part 1

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Japanese, Part 2

Speaking, reading, writing, and listening. . First-year sequence enables students to converse, write and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Japanese. Completes the Foreign Language Requirement.

2016-2017
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JAPANLNG 25: Intensive Second-Year Modern Japanese

Equivalent to 21, 22, and 23 combined. Prerequisite: 3 or equivalent.

2016-2017
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