Hiroyo Nishimura

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Senior Lector
203-432-2943
Address: 
432 Temple Street, Room 301, 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 2019
Day/Time: HTBA
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 2020
Day/Time: HTBA
JAPN 130

Intermediate Japanese I

Continued development in both written and spoken Japanese. Aspects of Japanese culture, such as history, art, religion, and cuisine, explored through text, film, and animation. Online audio and visual aids facilitate listening, as well as the learning of grammar and kanji. Individual tutorial sessions improve conversational skills.

Term: Fall 2019
Day/Time: HTBA
JAPN 151

Advanced Japanese II

Continuation of JAPN 150.

Term: Spring 2020
Day/Time: HTBA