JPNS 013. Third-Year Japanese
These courses aim to lead Japanese students into the intermediate-advanced level, deepening students' exposure to Japanese culture through the study of authentic materials and the application of language skills in diverse linguistic contexts. They will combine oral practice with reading, viewing, and discussion of authentic materials including newspaper articles, video clips, and literary selections. Students will continue to develop their expressive ability through use of more advanced grammatical patterns and idiomatic expressions, and will gain practice in composition and letter writing. These courses will introduce approximately 300 new kanji characters in addition to approximately 500 covered in first- and second-year Japanese.
Prerequisite: JPNS 012 or students must pass a placement exam to establish equivalent language skills. They should contact the instructor or the Japanese Section Head to arrange to take the placement exam.
Recommended: Concurrently with JPNS 013A ; provides additional opportunities for application and extension of newly acquired skills.
Eligible for ASIA
Spring 2022. Suda.
Spring 2023. Staff.
Fall 2023. Suda.
Catalog chapter: Modern Languages and Literatures: Japanese
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/japanese
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