Japanese (JPN)

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I, JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II, JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I, and JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II require that students contact the language coordinator in order to gain proficiency credits.

All JPN courses numbered 100 and above may be used to fulfill the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

All JPN courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I (4)(4,0)

Elementary Japanese I is a course built on a framework established by National Standards? five goal areas: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. The entire course is taught basically in Japanese except for occasional explanation in English. The classes consist of thematic units, and authentic supplemental materials including web-based contents designed for language and culture learnings. The course teaches students to develop both communication and language learning strategies. The instructor plans and implements structured cooperative learning activities to support ongoing and frequent interpersonal interaction, and employs a range of instructional strategies to meet the diverse needs of students. The course provides students with frequent opportunities to conduct Web searches, word process, and e-mail in Japanese. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II (4)(4,0)

Elementary Japanese II is a course built on a framework established by National Standards? five goal areas: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. The entire course is taught basically in Japanese except for occasional explanation in English. The classes consist of thematic units, and authentic supplemental materials including web-based contents designed for language and culture learnings. The course teaches students to develop both communication and language learning strategies. The instructor plans and implements structured cooperative learning activities to support ongoing and frequent interpersonal interaction, and employs a range of instructional strategies to meet the diverse needs of students. The course provides students with frequent opportunities to conduct Web searches, word process, and e-mail in Japanese. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in JPN 101; one year of H.S. Japanese with grade of C or better; one semester of Japanese in college with a grade of C or better.   JPN 101

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I (4)(4,0)

Intermediate Japanese I is the third level of our sequence designed for students with elementary knowledge of Japanese. The course is built on a framework established of National Standards. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process. The focus is to keep improving students overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Japanese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Grade of C or better in JPN 201; three years of H.S. Japanese with grade of C or better; three semesters of Japanese in college with a grade of C or better.   Prerequisite: JPN 102

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II (4)(4,0)

Intermediate Japanese II is the fourth level of our sequence designed for students with elementary and some intermediate knowledge of Japanese. The course is built on a framework established by National Standards. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process. The focus is to keep improving students overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Japanese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019 Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in JPN 201; three years of H.S. Japanese with grade of C or better; three semesters of Japanese in college with a grade of C or better.   JPN 201

Semester(s) Offered: Spring