Course Overview

If you plan to take a business or sightseeing trip to Japan, start here to make your stay much more rewarding. You’ll learn about the Japanese language and the country’s intriguing culture. This class for beginners focuses on learning grammar, pronunciation, and basic conversational skills.



What You'll Learn

  • Students can participate in conversations on several basic occasions, such as meeting people, shopping, getting around and a weekend excursion by asking and answering simple questions.

  • Students can read and write Hiragana (the basic writing system) in a short and simple text.

  • Students can have a better understanding of Japanese culture, such as food, cities, daily life, events, and behaviors, etc.

Who Should Attend

Students with interest in Japanese language and culture or anticipating travel or interaction with Japanese language. Students must be comfortable with some study between classes.
Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This course is Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. For more information, visit the UNM Tuition Remission information page.

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