Office hours are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15-12:15 or by appointment.

Kaori Tanaka has taught Japanese as a second language to learners from various linguistic and cultural backgrounds in Taiwan, Japan, Poland and Canada. She used to work as a Japanese language education consultant in Canada and conducted numerous teaching seminars.

She studied general linguistics and Japanese language education at Reitaku University focused on contrastive study between Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. Except for contrastive linguistics, her interests include cross-cultural communication and teaching pedagogy.

Winter 2018

JAPN100 Beginning Japanese IA Sections

An introduction to modern spoken and written Japanese with emphasis on both form (grammar and syntax) and functions (Non-intensive). Not available for credit to students with JAPN 11 and/or JAPN 12. Credit will be granted for only one of JAPN 100 or JAPN 160.

Winter 2018

JAPN200 Beginning Japanese II A Sections

Continuation of JAPN 101 (Non-intensive). Credit will be granted for only one of JAPN 200 or JAPN 102 or JAPN 260.

Winter 2018

JAPN101 Beginning Japanese IB Sections

Continuation of JAPN 100 (Non-intensive). Not available for credit to students with JAPN 12. Credit will be granted for only one of JAPN 101 or JAPN 160.