UC Davis Quarter Abroad

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Status: Planned for 2018

Info Session: 10/18/2017, 4-5pm, 
International Center 2119

Japanese Language & Culture in Kyoto 

Kyoto, Japan

Arrive Date: March 2018    End Date: June 2018

Program Overview 

This program takes place in beautiful Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital. While attending Kyoto Seika University, students will enroll in the third-quarter sequential course in first-year, second-year, or third-year Japanese, taught by contracted teachers from a professional language school.  You will take part in an intensive culture and field trip course, participate in exciting excursions, and spend spring quarter exploring the cultural riches that Kyoto and the surrounding regions have to offer. The program is divided into three levels, consisting of courses for those who have completed Japanese 2, those who have completed Japanese 5, or those who have completed Japanese 112.

Instructor: Joseph Sorensen

Taught in: Japanese and English depending on class level

Max Enrollment: 30

Program CoordinatorAspen Felt

Info Session Presentation

Courses (14-15 units)
Beginning - Total Units: 15

Japanese (JPN) 3Elementary Japanese (5)

Japanese (JPN) 114ABeginning Spoken Japanese (2)

Japanese (JPN) 116Culture and History in Kyoto (8)

Training in spoken and written Japanese in cultural context, based on language skills developed in previous courses.

Intermediate - Total Units: 15

Japanese (JPN) 6Intermediate Japanese (5)

Japanese (JPN) 114BIntermediate Spoken Japanese (2)

Japanese (JPN) 116Culture and History in Kyoto (8)

Training in spoken and written Japanese in cultural context, based on language skills developed in previous courses.

Advanced - Total Units: 14

Japanese (JPN) 113Modern Japanese: Reading and Discussion (4)

Japanese (JPN) 114CAdvanced Spoken Japanese (2)

Japanese (JPN) 116Culture and History in Kyoto (8)

Readings in modern Japanese short stories, newspaper articles, and essays; conversation practice based on these readings.

Eligibility & Prerequisites

This program is open to students who meet the eligibility requirements and who have taken the necessary prerequisites

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