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JAPN 14A ADVANCED CONVERSATION I4 Units
Development of fluency in the oral/aural language, and cultural skills required in socio-linguistic functions, i.e., honorifics, in-group/out-group, male/female, and formal/informal expressions. Development of critical thinking skills by comparing different viewpoints and different values of diverse cultures. Development of listening and speaking skills by exploring various forms of authentic materials, such as current news media, political speech, debates, and drama. Stating and supporting opinions on various topics, including abstract concepts. Understanding and appreciating ambiguities, vagaries, and value inherent in the target language.
Prerequisite: JAPN 13B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Humanities
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.