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Elementary Japanese

JAPN 101. Section 1, CRN 2234

Global Studies

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:15 – 10:05 a.m.

This course is designed for students who will study Japanese for the first time at the college level. In this course, you will acquire skills in elementary-level speaking, listening, reading, and writing of modern Japanese. Weekly tutorials that meet in addition to class will focus on reviewing material presented in class as well as learning about Japanese culture.

JAPN 101. Section 2, CRN 2235

Global Studies

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

By the end of the semester, you will be able to:

  • Read and Write hiragana and katakana characters.
  • Ask and understand basic information.
  • Describe people’s daily routines.

This course will also integrate Japanese tangible culture such as food, music, and art with each language lesson.

Britton, '17, Wins Statewide Award for Study in France

Megan Britton
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Albion College student Molly Hancock, '18, in Germany
Molly Hancock could have enrolled at Albion College, in her words, as a “a non-athletic regular person.” The first-year student from Midland didn't play soccer her senior year in high school, but she decided to pursue it again after her spring Albion orientation, and she has scored three goals while starting in eight of the Britons' first 13 matches. Her overall goal is medical school, but the biochemistry major and Spanish minor already fulfilled another one—international travel—through her First-Year Seminar's trip to Frankfurt and Heidelberg, Germany, during fall break.

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