Japanese II

An oriental red wooden structure standing in a lake surrounding with mountains

The torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima) in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan (Image courtesy of James Handlon. License: CC BY-NC-SA.)


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21G.502 / 21G.552

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Spring 2020



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This course covers Genki I Lessons 7 through 12 that will enhance the basic skills for conversation, reading, and writing in Japenese. The program emphasizes active command of the language rather than passive knowledge. By the end of the semester, you will be able to carry on a conversation in Japanese. You will also learn approximately 90 kanji characters.

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Takako Aikawa, Masami Ikeda-Lamm, Wakana Maekawa, and Emiko Rafique. 21G.502 Japanese II. Spring 2020. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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