Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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851-0881-01L  Japanese I (A1.1)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersI. Mosimann-Nakanishi
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionJapanese
CommentYour course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the language center (

AbstractElementary introduction to the Japanese language. Students acquire a basic vocabulary together with the most frequently used sentence structures, as well as the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries. Reading and writing training includes use of the computer for Japanese text editing.
ObjectiveEveryday conversation / Reading simple texts written with Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries / Writing simple texts about everyday topics using the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries on the computer
ContentFor details see
Lecture notes1. Heinrich Reinfried "Kompaktlehrgang Japanisch" or
"Concise Course in Japanese" (English Version)

This will be sold at the beginning of the course or can be ordered directly at .

2. Japanisch Intensiv, Grundkurs. Buske Verlag 2012

This will be sold shortly before the beginning of the semester at book shops and the Studentenladen Zentrum (Schönberggasse 2, 8001 Zürich, Tel 044 634 45 23,