Advanced Japanese I

A woodblock print of the Sanno festival procession at Kojimachi I-chome, 1857.

Sanno festival procession at Kojimachi I-chome, 1857. From "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo"; Woodblock print, 13 1/4 x 8 5/8 in; The Brooklyn Museum. (Photographs by Mark Harden and Carol Gerten-Jackson. Image is taken from WebMuseum Web site.)


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This course covers lessons 22 through 27 of Japanese: The Spoken Language by Eleanor H. Jordan with Mari Noda. The goal of the course is to continue to build oral proficiency by expanding your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. Class hours will be devoted to developing speaking skills in a variety of circumstances; making requests, invitations, apologies, suggestions, dealing with problems, expressing your opinions, etc. Grammatical and social appropriateness on your utterances will be stressed. Keep in mind that daily tape-work is essential.

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Yoshimi Nagaya, and Ayumi Nagatomi. 21G.505 Advanced Japanese I. Fall 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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