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JAPN123 PO - An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics

When Offered: Last offered spring 2017.
Instructor(s): K. Takahashi
Credit: 1

This course deals with issues of the usage of the modern Japanese language and how they have been treated in the field of linguistics while providing focused, high-level language training for students who possess fourth-year level ability or equivalent in Japanese. It concentrates on pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, discourse/conversation analysis and speech varieties (politeness, gender and role language). Students will conduct their own projects that utilize a corpus of data collected from media (audiovisual and textual) to investigate a specific aspect of modern Japanese. No previous linguistics training is required. Prerequisite: JAPN 111B PO  or equivalent.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Language Requirement; Speaking Intensive



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