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While the IBS offers a set of classes each semester, there are instances in which a class may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If there are enough students to warrant, and the instructor is willing, such a class may be converted from a regular class format to a directed studies format, with fewer meetings over the course of a semester.

Course Listings for Fall 2013

HR 8145 : Buddhist Japanese I 

Instructor(s): Kurioka Units: 3.0
This is an Online CourseCourse Level: Introductory
Our online courses are co-sponsored by the Starr King School for the Ministry

This course introduces the basics of Japanese grammar, vocabulary, kana & kanji (Japanese characters), and dictionary work. Students will acquire knowledge of the characteristics of Japanese grammar and some Buddhist terminology. Students learn various types of sentences, which include simple and compound sentences. The final exam requires the student to translate two (unrelated) paragraphs of simplified academic texts related to Buddhism.
Course format: Lecture/ online.
Evaluation method: Participation/ homework assignments/ 2 exams/ 1 essay.

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