Mika Yamaguchi

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Senior Lector
434 Temple Street, Room 303, New Haven, CT 06511


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 2022
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 140

Intermediate Japanese II

Continuation of JAPN 130.

Term: Spring 2023
Day/Time: M,T,W,Th,F 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM, 11:35 AM - 12:25 PM
JAPN 156

Advanced Japanese III

Close reading of modern Japanese writing on current affairs, social science, history, and literature. Development of speaking and writing skills in academic settings, including formal speeches, interviews, discussions, letters, e-mail, and expository writing. Interviews of and discussions with native speakers on current issues. Individual tutorial sessions provide speaking practice.

Term: Fall 2022
Day/Time: M,W 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM