SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 1:32:37 AMJAPAN 2 Course Outline as of Summer 2022

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  JAPAN 2Title:  ELEMENTARY JAPANESE 2  
Full Title:  Elementary Japanese - Part 2
Last Reviewed:4/13/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  JAPAN 52

Catalog Description:
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A high-beginning/low intermediate communication course designed to improve those listening, speaking, and writing skills needed for cross-cultural understanding in social, academic and work-related situations.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of JAPAN 1 ( or JAPAN 51)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A high-beginning/low intermediate communication course designed to improve those listening, speaking, and writing skills needed for cross-cultural understanding in social, academic and work-related situations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of JAPAN 1 ( or JAPAN 51)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2018
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 2019
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 2019
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2018Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2019Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

Approval and Dates
Version:05Course Created/Approved: 1/22/2018
Version Created:2/2/2022Course Last Modified:12/30/2023
Submitter:Jessica PardoeCourse Last Full Review:4/13/2020
Version Status:Approved Changed CoursePrereq Created/Approved:4/13/2020
Version Status Date:2/14/2022Semester Last Taught:Fall 2023
Version Term Effective:Summer 2022Term Inactive:


COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Engage in level appropriate conversations about past, present and future activities with
    acceptable degree of spontaneity.
2. Be familiar with Japanese language and culture.
3. Expand and comprehend ideas, questions, instructions and requests in Japanese.
4. Construct and organize comprehensible written sentences, paragraphs and brief compositions
    using accurate Japanese syntax and cohesive elements.
5. Foster curiosity, inquiry, and a lifelong interest in, and enjoyment of, Japanese language
    learning.

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Utilize common Japanese vocabulary related to everyday topics.
2. Read simplified passages from Japanese texts for general meaning and basic comprehension.
3. Communicate in traditional spoken and written Japanese.
4. Employ greetings and polite expressions in a culturally appropriate context and manner.
5. Develop and organize short sentences and paragraphs in Japanese.
6. Develop insight into Japanese culture, traditions and society.
7. Correctly express thoughts in written form utilizing appropriate traditional Japanese and Kanji
    characters.
8. Pronounce the phonetic symbols in Japanese romaji, kana and kanji.

Topics and Scope
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Content and topics will vary somewhat, but will reflect beginning communicative skills required to function in cross-cultural, academic, social, and job-related situations.
 
I. Sentences
    A. Discussing school work, studying and traveling
    B. Visiting friends, calling a friend
    C. Give definitions and descriptions
    D. Eating family style, eating in a restaurant, Japanese menu
    E. English to Japanese, answering questions, discussing Japanese
    F. Leaving Japan, foreign correspondence
    G. Introduction to Japanese and Chinese characters
    H. Memorization exercises (Japanese & English)
    I.  Detect mood, attitude, and urgency in speech
II. Common Vocabulary
    A. Counting with appropriate numeral classifiers
     B. Expand vocabulary in the following areas: Dining out, going to a party, seeing a doctor,
         dating, parts of the house, sports, and travel
    C. Times duration
    D. Numbers 1,000,000 +
    E. Descriptive complements
    F. Occupations and nationalities
    G. Japanese family structures and values
    H. Information about demographics, customs, history and geography pertaining to the
         Japanese-speaking world and Japanese-speaking communities in the United States (U.S.)
III. Conversation
    A. Greetings, introductions, invitations, yes/no
    B. Describe and ask about locations of people, places, and things
    C. Describe activities and events in the present, past, present progressive tenses
    D. Accept and reject an invitation
IV. Parts of Speech
    A. Review of Japanese pronunciation and analogy
    B. Adverbs and Adjectives
V. Grammar
    A. Recognize common idioms ad phrases
    B. Understand common reduced forms
    C. Infer meaning from context

Assignments:
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1.   Weekly quizzes, chapter exams and final
2.   Short compositions, simple narrative, and descriptive tasks
3.   Engaging in pair and group activities, structured conversations, and projects
4.   Oral presentations
5.   Dictation and written translation
6.   In-class participation
7.   Comprehension questions related to textbook passages, magazine articles and/or newspaper
      articles
8.   Reviewing lesson(s) from the textbook
9.   Memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations
10. Completing exercises in textbook and workbook
11. Reading short elementary-level paragraphs and dialogues on cultural topics
      featuring target grammar and vocabulary
12. Reading reports
 
Online Assignments:
1. Viewing and interpreting video programs in Japanese

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written homework, reading reports, short compositions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Workbook exercises, group activities, projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class dictation and translation activities, in-class oral participation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, chapter exams and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Interpreting videos


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Genki Textbook, Level 2. 2nd ed.  Banno, Eri. Japan Times/Tsai Fong Books. 2011 (classic)      
Genki Workbook, Level 2. 2nd ed. Banno, Eri. Japan Times/Tsai Fong Books. 2011 (classic)      
                                                            
Adventures in Japanese Textbook, Volume 2. 4th ed. Peterson, Hiromi and Hirano-Omizo, Naomi. Cheng & Tsui. 2015 (classic)
Adventures in Japanese Workbook, Volume 2. 4th ed. Peterson, Hiromi and Hirano-Omizo, Naomi. Cheng & Tsui. 2015 (classic)
Adventures in Japanese Teacher's Guide to Go, Volume 2. Peterson, Hiromi and Hirano-Omizo, Naomi. Cheng & Tsui. 2015      
Learn Japanese:  New College Text: Volume 1. Young, John and Nakajima-Okano, Kimiko. University of Hawaii Press. 1984 (classic)      
Learn Japanese:  New College Text: Volume 2.  Young, John and Nakajima-Okano, Kimiko. University of Hawaii Press. 1984 (classic)      
Learn Japanese:  New College Text Audio Tape: Volume 2. Young, John and Nakajima-Okano, Kimiko. University of Hawaii Press. 1984 (classic)
Learn Japanese:  New College Text CD: Volume 2. Young, John and Nakajima-Okano, Kimiko. University of Hawaii Press. 1984 (classic)      
 
Instructor prepared materials

OTHER REQUIRED ELEMENTS

Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:ERequires English Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
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 Prereq-provisional:NNO
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:YPrerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
   
BASIC INFORMATION, HOURS/UNITS & REPEATABILITY
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 71Internet-Based, Simultaneous Interaction
 72Internet-Based, Delayed Interaction
 Area department:WLANGWorld Languages
 Division:71Language Arts & Academic Foundations
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:1Certificate Applicable Course
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
   
SCHEDULING
 Audit allowed:YAuditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:1101Modern and Classical Languages
   
OTHER CODES
Disciplines:Foreign Languages
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:YDistance Ed, Not CVU/CVC Developed
 Distance Ed Approved:YEither online or hybrid, as determined by instructor
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:YFully Online
Partially Online
Online with flexible in-person activities
 Credit for Prior Learning:NAgency Exam
NCBE
NIndustry Credentials
NPortfolio
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YLiberal Arts and Sciences Courses
 SAM classification:ENon-Occupational
 TOP code:1108.00Japanese
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course

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