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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JAPN 457 - Japanese for Professional Purposes

Semester Offered: First Semester, Second Module
Half Course
Credits: 2 credits
Attribute: 2HU, CD

This course seeks to improve oral and written communication skills in Japanese for academic and professional settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing presentation and report writing skills on a variety of topics related to contemporary Japanese society and topics of special interests. Usage of honorific language (keigo) and culturally appropriate expressions are introduced to gain practical knowledge and behaviors necessary to function in the workplace and academic situations. Conducted in Japanese. Prerequisite: JAPN 400-level or equivalent. Students enrolled in JAPN 401 may take this course concurrently with, but not in place of JAPN 401.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: S. Kondo

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