Course OverviewIf 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. Note: Required text is Japanese For Busy People I, Revised 3rd Edition Romanized version. Text is available at Amazon or other booksellers ISBN-13: 978-15683638440
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 AttendStudents with interest in Japanese language and culture or anticipating travel or interaction with Japanese language. Students must be comfortable with some study between classes.
This class is eligible for Tuition Remission under Professional Development.