An intensive introduction to the Japanese language. The course covers most basic grammatical structures and everyday vocabulary items, and introduces hiragana, katakana, and approximately 100 elementary kanji. Practices are conducted to develop all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in meaningful communicative exercises.
In order to help beginning students adapt to the intensive Middlebury environment and be better prepared for the Language Pledge®, Level 1 (Introductory) Japanese will start online approximately one month before students arrive.
An intensive introduction to the Japanese language. The course covers most basic grammatical structures and everyday vocabulary items, and introduces hiragana, katakana, and approximately 100 elementary kanji. Practices are conducted to develop all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in meaningful communicative exercises.
In order to help beginning students adapt to the intensive Middlebury environment and be better prepared for the Language Pledge®, Level 1 (Introductory) Japanese will start online approximately one month before students arrive.

Target Proficiency ACTFL Novice-High

GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I (3rd Edition) ISBN: 978-4-7890-1730-5
GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I Workbook (3rd Edition) ISBN: 978-4-7890-1731-2

Schedule
11:00am-11:50am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jun 22, 2020 to Aug 14, 2020)
Location
Main
Instructors