Intensive Japanese 1


This is an intensive first-year language course, which covers material taught during the regular two terms First Year Japanese (JPNSE 0001 and 0002). Emphasis is on speaking and understanding in daily communication, with an introduction to reading and writing including katakana, hiragana, and about 100 kanji.

Students register for both lecture and recitation. Every day there will be three recitation classes, one lecture and two language lab hours. The recitations are taught by native Japanese speakers, and are designed to provide further practice and reinforcement of material discussed in lecture classes.


Required. 10 each

Class Size

20 in lecture

Number of Credits


Course prerequisites