Five College Center for the Study of World Languages

Japanese Courses - Summer 2015

Five College – Mount Holyoke Summer Language Courses

Questions about these courses? Contact the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages at fclrc@hfa.umass.edu or 413-542-5264. Ready to register? Registration through Mount Holyoke Professional and Graduate Education will open in December. Registration for summer housing at Mount Holyoke is also through PAGE.

Summer Session 1: May 26 - July 1, 2015

Intensive Elementary Japanese I

Instructor: Ikumi Kayama or Wako Tawa
Course Dates:  May 26 – July 1, 2015
Course Meeting Location: Amherst College - NOTE LOCATION!*
Class Meeting Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Credits: 4
Tuition: $1400
This course is designed for students who have never previously studied Japanese. The course will introduce the overall structure of Japanese, basic vocabulary, the two syllabaries of the phonetic system, and some characters (Kanji). The course will also introduce the notion of “cultural appropriateness for expressions,” and will provide practice and evaluations for all four necessary skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

*Public bus service (PVTA R29) is available between Mount Holyoke and Amherst College.

Ready to register? Registration through Mount Holyoke Professional and Graduate Education will open in December.


 

Summer Session 2: July 7- Aug 12, 2015

Intensive Elementary Japanese II

Instructor: Fumiko Brown or Wako Tawa
Course Dates: July 7- Aug 12, 2015
Course Meeting Location: Amherst College - NOTE LOCATION! *
Class Meeting Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Credits: 4
Tuition: $1400
This course follows Elementary Japanese I. The course will continue to introduce the overall structure of Japanese, basic vocabulary, and additional characters (Kanji). The course will also introduce the notion of “cultural appropriateness for expressions,” and will provide practice and evaluations for all four necessary skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: Elementary Japanese I or the equivalent.

*Public bus service (PVTA R29) is available between Mount Holyoke and Amherst College.

Ready to register? Registration through Mount Holyoke Professional and Graduate Education will open in December.