University of Notre Dame

Second Year Japanese I and II

EALJ 20211 and 20212: Second Year Japanese I and II

Prerequisite: This course is designed for students who have completed First Year Japanese or its equivalent.

Students will build on their acquisition of the four basic language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Mastery of Hiragana and Katakana is assumed; approximately 40 new kanji will be introduced. Emphasis is on enhancing speaking ability, writing skills, and usage of more complex constructions.