Asian 120    Elementary Japanese     Fall 01

マウントホリヨークだいがく にほんごしょきゅう 2001ねん あき

Time:
M W F  11:00-10:50 Ciruti 111
Tu Th
Section 01    11:00-11:50  Ciruti 111
Section 02    1:15-2:05       Ciruti 109

Instructor :
NEMOTO, Naoko  (ねもと なおこ)
Office:     116 Ciruti   Phone:   x 2886      E-mail :   nnemoto@mtholyoke.edu
Home page:  http://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/nnemoto
Office Hour:

T.A.:
YAMASHITA, Nobue (やました のぶえ)
E-mail:  nyamashi@mtholyoke.edu
Office Hour:
 
 

Required textbooks:
Nakama  by  Makino, Hatasa, and Hatasa.
NakamaWorkbook/ Laboratory Manual
120 course packet
 Le Plume marker (brush pen) black
 

Course description:
This course covers Chapter 1-6 of Nakama, providing basic skills  for conversation, reading, and writing.  Hiragana and Katakanawill be introduced.  This course will stress active command of Japanese, not passive knowledge.  The aim is not simply to acquire the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, but the ability to USE  Japanese.

Evaluation:
Hiragana test 30p
Katakana Test 30P
Vocabulary   quizzes  (5)  75p
Grammar and listening Test (3) 90p
Homework (compositions and listening)  100p
Composition (3)  60p
Speaking Test 100p
Mid-term Exam120p
 Final Exam  200p
Classroom Performance 200p
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 total     1,000p
 

90-100%   A-/A
80-89%    B-/B/B+
70-79%     C-/C/C+
60-69%   D-/D/D+
0-59%        F

 *Daily attendance is expected and very important.  Let us know
in advance if you will be absent from a college related activity.
Come to the class on time.  If you're late more than twice,
 some points will be subtracted from your total points.

 *No make up for quizzes, tests, and exams without
a legitimate reason.

*Homework and composition must be submitted on time.
 Otherwise,  there will be deduction.  No grade will be
 given to homework which is more than 2 days late.

 *The Language Resource Center is located at Ciruti 6.
The following dictionaries are available at the LRC

1  The Modern English-Nihongo Dictionary
2  Kanji Learner's Dictionary
3  Fujigana Japanese-English dictionary
4  A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar
5  A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar
 
 

Asian 120 Elementary Japanese にほんご  Tentative schedule

The Audio tapes for listening homework (workbook) is available at the LRC.

9/6     R
Introduction to Asian 120
おはようございます。  ーーです。ーーさん ーーせんせい

9/7     F
Chapter 1  :  Hiragana  a-so
はじめまして。どうぞよろしく。
 Hiragana
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9/10 M
Hiragana:  ta- ho
Introduce yourself in Japanese!

9/11  T
Hiragana:  ma - n
ありがとうございます。どういたしまして。すみません。 

9/12 W
Hiragana:  long vowels:  ss kk tt
こんにちは。こんばんは。  さようなら。しつれいします。
 

9/13 R
Ch 2.   Voc.
ーーは、にほんごで なんといいますか。
これ/それ/あれ

9/14 F
Ch.2    G.1,2,  Classroom expressions
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9/17 M
Classroom expressions, HIRAGANA TEST

9/18 T
G1,2  practice,きゃ、きゅ、きょ、-----

9/19 W
G,3,4

9/20  R
G3,4 practice, は、を

9/21  F
G5
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9/24 M
reading, writing practice   Write your self introduction in Japanese!

9/25 T
dialog and speaking practice

9/26 W
integration, listening   G/L  Test  1

9/27 R
Ch3, voc.  Listening homework due
 

9/28 F
Ch 3, G 1
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10/1  M
Ch 3  G 2,3   Voc. quiz

10/2  T
G2,3  practice

10/3 W
G 4,5

10/4  R
G 4,5 practice

10/5  F
Reading, Composition 1 due
                                                                                         _______________________________________________________________

10/8.9
October Break

10/10  W
dialog and speaking practice

10/11  R
integration and role play, listening homework due

10/12  F
review
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10/15  M
*****Mid-term Exam*****

10/16  T
Katakana: a-so     Katakana Practice

10/17 W
katakana:  na-n    Katakana

10/18 R
Ch 4. voc

10/19  F
Ch 4. G 1,2
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10/22  M
Ch 4 G. 3, Voc. quiz

10/23  T
G 3  practice   Write your name in katakana!

10/24  W
G 4,5

10/25  R
G 4,5 practice, katakana long vowels

10/26  F
reading, Composition 2  due
______________________________________________________________

10/29   M
Katakana Test

10/30    T
dialog and speaking practice

10/31    W
integration,G/L  test 2

11/1    R
Ch 5  voc,  Listening homework due

11/2    F
Ch 5 G1
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11/5    M
Chapter 5  G 2 , voc.quiz

11/6    T
G 1,2  practice

11/7  W
G 3,4

11/8  R
G 3,4 practice

11/9 F
G 5
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11/12  M
reading

11/13 T
dialog and speaking practice

11/14  W
integration ,G/L  test 3

11/15  R
Kanji  (一 二 三 ... 十), listening homework due

11/16  F
Days of the month  Kanji ( 月、日、百、千、万)
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11/19  M
Ch 6   voc

11/20   T
Days of the month, Composition 3  due

11/21-25
Thanksgiving Break
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11/26  M
Ch. 6 G 1, Voc quiz

11/27   T
G 1 practice

11/28    W
G 2,3

11/29    R
G 2, 3 practice

11/30    F
G 4
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12/3   M
G5

12/4  T
G 5  practice

12/5   W
reading

12/6   R
dialog/integration,  listening homework due

12/7    F
Writing ねんがじょう
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12/10 M
reivew

12/11 -13
speaking test

Final Examination   ( on the Final Examination Week)