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Kennesaw State University
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Jpn 1001 - Introduction To Japanese I
Introduction To Japanese I Documents
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Department of Foreign Languages Fall 2011 BEGINNING JAPANESE I JPN 1001 Section Day Time Room Tutor e mail 01 MW 9 30am10 45am EB 268 Hiroko Yamazaki hyamazak students kennesaw edu 02 TR 12 30 pm1 45 pm SS 2032 Maki Tanemori maki tnmr yahoo co jp 04 TR 9 30am10 45am PS 242 Kamuna Malhotra kmalhotr students kennesaw edu Director of Critical Language Program Dr Joe Terantino Phone 770 423 6022 E mail jteranti kennesaw edu Office Pilcher 149 If you should have any problems or questions throughout the semester please feel free to contact your tutor and or the director of the Critical Languages Program SYLLABUS This syllabus is found at http foreignlanguages hss kennesaw edu courses syllabi Students are responsible for downloading syllabi at the beginning of each semester Also please visit the Critical Languages site http foreignlanguages hss kennesaw edu programs clp STUDENT CONTRACT FOR CRITICAL LANGUAGES PROGRAM DOWNLOAD THE CONTRACT SIGN IT AND RETURN IT TO YOUR TUTOR WITHIN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF CLASSES The contract is found at http foreignlanguages hss kennesaw edu docs programs clp student contract pdf REQUIRED MATERIALS Eri Banno Yutaka Ohno An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Genki I The Japan Times Genki I Workbook ADDITIONAL MATERIALS Rosetta Stone is now available on the FLRC Pilcher 134 computers in Arabic Chinese Hebrew Japanese Portuguese and Russian COURSE GOALS In this course students will develop effective communication skills in the target language appropriate to this stage of language study and expand their knowledge of language and culture All four skills listening comprehension speaking reading and writing will be stressed however due to the nature of the Critical Languages Program listening comprehension and speaking will be emphasized over all other skills Vocabulary acquisition is particularly important This course is not available to native speakers of the language At the end of the term the student should be able to 1 Reproduce sound patterns in the target language 2 Understand and produce various vocabularies 3 Apply basic grammatical structures 4 Greet people and carry on short conversations on different topics 5 Read and write simple texts in the target language 6 Demonstrate a familiarity with basic features of the culture and behavior of the target culture COURSE EXPECTATIONS Students are expected to arrive on time and to remain in class for the entire class period There are no excused absences If you arrive late or miss a class you are responsible for all information assignments and announcements made during the class meeting You are expected to study and practice at home as a part of your daily preparation No late homework will be accepted No make up quizzes tests or assignments will be given A grade of 0 will be assigned for all work not turned in or any evaluation not taken Emergencies will be handled on an individual basis Turn off all cell phones beepers pagers and any other potentially disruptive noise makers before arriving to class Students should be polite and courteous to the tutor and other students at all times Students should attempt to speak in the target language at all times EVALUATION The FINAL COURSE GRADE will be based on the following The Final Oral Examination given by the external examiner 80 AND the summary of the weekly reports of the tutors including any in class quizzes or tests and activities 20 A 90 100 B 80 89 C 70 79 D 60 69 F 59 and below The final course grade will be determined by the external examiner in consultation with the Director of the Critical Languages Program ATTENDANCE Because this language course is based heavily on oral comprehension and speaking skills there are NO EXCUSED ABSENCES for this course You are allowed 3 tolerated absences during the semester however more than 3 absences will affect the final course grade Each absence beyond the 3rd constitutes grounds for lowering the final grade by 5 For example the 4th absence constitutes grounds for lowering the final grade by 5 The 5th absence constitutes grounds for lowering the final grade by 10 The 6th absence constitutes grounds for lowering the final grade by 15 etc The attendance policy will affect the final grade regardless of the actual grade earned on the oral examination In addition the tutor and the director of the program reserve the right to determine the student s attendance if he she is habitually late or if a tardy or leaving early from class merits an absence UNIVERSITY POLICIES Academic Integrity Every KSU student is responsible for upholding the provisions of the Student Code of Conduct as published in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs Section II of the Student Code of Conduct addresses the University s policy on academic honesty including provisions regarding plagiarism and cheating unauthorized access to University materials misrepresentation falsification of University records of academic work malicious removal retention or destruction of library materials malicious intentional misuse of computer facilities and or services and misuse of student identification cards Incidents of alleged academic misconduct will be handled through the established procedures of the University Judiciary Program which includes either an informal resolution by a faculty member resulting in a grade adjustment or a formal hearing procedure which may subject a student to the Code of Conduct s minimum one semester suspension requirement The Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University considers it a breach of academic integrity for the student to use automatic translators of any kind to complete an assignment Furthermore no compositions or other work should be written or edited for the student by a native speaker of the target language by a tutor or student assistant in the Foreign Language Resource Center or by any other individual Disability Policy Kennesaw State University provides program accessibility and reasonable accommodations for persons identified as disabled under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 A number of services are available to help disabled students with their academic work In order to make arrangements for special services students must visit the Office of Disabled Student Support Services 770 423 6443 and arrange an individual assistance plan In some cases certification of disability is required TENTATIVE SCHEDULE Week of Day 1 Day 2 August 17 18


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