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.
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6:00PM to 8:00PM
Jun 13, 2024 to Aug 22, 2024
Contact Hours
  • Online
Delivery Options
Live Online  
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $199.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 10, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 23, 2024
Section Notes

Required Text: GENKI book one 3rd edition, available at Amazon or for order through the local bookseller of your choice.


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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