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Courses offered in Japanese

Submitted by darmstro on Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:29pm

Courses are designed to accommodate students with a background in Japanese, as well as those without, and include instruction at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels in the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Note: Japanese 317 is given in English and no knowledge of Japanese is required. Note: All university level prerequisites for Japanese language courses must be met with a grade of "C-" or better.
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Assessment and placement

Students with a background in Japanese should consult with the program so that they can be placed.

in language courses corresponding to their ability. Native speakers are not eligible to take language courses, but are eligible to take Japanese literature and culture courses such as JPNS 317, 341 and 461. In case of doubt, the student should seek the advice of the School.

Permission to register or remain in a particular language course can be refused if the School deems that the students' knowledge exceeds the level of that course. Students are advised that misrepresenting their level of knowledge in the language of the course constitutes academic dishonesty and will be dealt with as such.

Credit by special assessment

Students seeking credit by special assessment should consult with the School regarding courses available for credit in this manner. Native speakers are not eligible to take language courses by special assessment or to receive advanced credit for them.