LNG 301 Japanese I   3(3-0-6)

Pre-requisites : None

This course is an introduction to Japanese. It deals primarily with the basic structure of the Japanese language: characters: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji, sentences: affirmative, interrogative, positive and negative, particles, numbers, tense: Present Tense, Past Tense. The course is taught by integrating the four skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Basic communicative situations are presented: greeting, asking for address and telephone number, introducing oneself, shopping, talking about time and date.