JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE – WL1940 - ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)
Length of Course:
Credit in Japanese 1, 2 and 3, or Department Chairperson’s consent.
Course Description: (AP) Advanced Placement Level Japanese further develops the student’s communication skills in the language. Students will achieve a high level of ability in speaking, listening, writing and reading Japanese. Students in Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language and Culture will comprehend formal and informal spoken language; compose well-organized and coherent essays; understand and analyze a variety of written articles and literature; express ideas; recognize, appreciate, and understand cultural perspectives and patterns of interaction. This course helps prepare students for the Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language and Culture Exam. Authentic realia presented through the use of media and technology in the class will enhance student learning of the culture and language. Students who enroll in the AP course must have a high level of motivation and interest, as well as sufficient time to prepare out of class assignments.