Modern Languages and Culture: Japanese

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Winter Courses
Jan 3 - Jan 19

Spring Courses
Jan 24 - May 18

Questions about course content? Contact:
Modern Languages and Cultures - (212) 217-5090

JA 111
Japanese I
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00
Online: In state $705.00 Out of state $2,028.00

This introductory course enables students with no background in Japanese to communicate with Japanese-speaking people. The basic skills of speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese are established and Japanese culture is introduced. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
14042 301 F 2:10 PM—5:00 PM CCD614
    F 5:10 PM—6:00 PM CCD614
17554 302 M 2:10 PM—6:00 PM CCD614
10682 35A R 6:30 PM—10:20 PM B303
19712 OL1 ONLINE    


JA 112
Japanese II
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

Prerequisite: JA 111 or equivalent
Students expand upon the skills established in Japanese I and continue to study Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
12437 301 R 9:10 AM—1:00 PM E402
11298 35A MW 6:30 PM—8:20 PM A643


JA 122
Japanese Conversation I
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

Prerequisite: JA 111 or equivalent.
Students learn to converse in Japanese by emphasizing interaction in real-world situations. Functional and practical verbal communications are addressed, with a focus on Japanese culture. Course also taught in Tokyo, Japan, in Summer Session. (G8: Foreign Language)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
17555 301 T 2:10 PM—5:00 PM D403


JA 214
Japanese IV
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

Prerequisite: JA 213 or equivalent
Building on Japanese III, students refine their communication skills in Japanese. More advanced supplementary reading materials (including poetry, short stories, and magazine and newspaper articles), films, and videos further the students’ knowledge of Japanese culture. Teacher-instructed multimedia laboratory sessions reinforce skills learned in the classroom. (G8: Foreign Language)

Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
18709 301 W 2:10 PM—6:00 PM CCD614