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JAPN 25B ADVANCED COMPOSITION & READING II4 Units
Continuation of JAPN 25A. Reading and analysis of authentic Japanese written materials intended for native Japanese readers, as exponents of the culture and history. Development of further skills in reading authentic materials, including magazines, newspaper articles, editorials, literature, and abstract theories. Recognizing more than 1,800 kanji. Practice in writing expository essays. Development of critical thinking skills by comparing different viewpoints and different values of diverse cultures. Development of reading and writing skills by exploring various forms of literary and other forms of creative thoughts. Understanding and appreciating the ambiguities, vagaries, and value inherent in the target language.
Prerequisite: JAPN 25A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
Four hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.