Masahiko Seto

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Senior Lector
203-432-8627
Address: 
434 Temple St, Room 303, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Japanese Language
Region: 
Japan

Courses

JAPN 110

Elementary Japanese I

Introductory language course for students with no previous background in Japanese. Development of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, including 50 hiragana, 50 katakana, and 75 kanji characters. Introduction to cultural aspects such as levels of politeness and group concepts. In-class drills in pronunciation and conversation. Individual tutorial sessions improve conversational skills.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: M,T,W,Th,F 9:25 AM - 10:15 AM, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM, 11:35 AM - 12:25 PM
JAPN 120

Elementary Japanese II

Continuation of JAPN 110, with supplementary materials such as excerpts from television shows, anime, and songs. Introduction of 150 additional kanji.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: M,T,W,Th,F 9:25 AM - 10:15 AM, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM, 11:35 AM - 12:25 PM
JAPN 162

Reading Academic Japanese I

Close reading of major writings from the Meiji era to the present, including newspaper articles, scholarly works, fiction, and prose. Students gain a command of academic Japanese through comprehensive study of grammar in the context of culture. Individual tutorial sessions provide speaking practice.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM
JAPN 163

Reading Academic Japanese II

Continuation of JAPN 162.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: T,Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM