Japanese II

A photo of trees in the autumn and a small obelisk shaped stone with Japanese carved into it.

Enryaku-ji is a Tendai monastery on Mount Hiei near Kyoto, Japan. This photo was taken on the grounds of Enryaku-ji during the autumn. 'Ji,' 寺, is the Japanese word for 'temple,' and occurs in the names of many famous temples. (Photo courtesy of eien no dreamer on Flickr. CC-BY-NC-SA.)


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21G.502 / 21G.552

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Spring 2013


Undergraduate / Graduate

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This course is based around the enhancement of the four basic skills, extension of basic grammar, vocabulary and kanji building, building off what was learned in 21G.501. This course consists of a lecture on grammar, and practices and labs conducted in Japanese.

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Masami Ikeda-Lamm, and Emiko Okayasu. 21G.502 Japanese II. Spring 2013. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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