Students and their spouses who have studied Japanese for 80-100 hours and have learned 100 Chinese characters
"Genki II -An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese"- (Published by The Japan Times)
Designed for students who have finished Basic I. A continuation of Beginning Japanese, this course will build upon previously learned
basic elements of Japanese grammar and expressions.
This course will help students gain confidence in comprehending the spoken language of daily life in a Japanese-speaking environment.
Students will develop their ability to follow daily conversations, spoken instructions, and understand information both spoken and written in Japanese.
Emphasis is on oral comprehension, but students will be expected to develop their reading and writing of Chinese characters (kanji) - up to 300 characters.