Japanese 101

The Spring 2020 Semester of the Japanese Classroom begins the week of February 1, with Japanese 101 beginning on February 8. The semester runs for 10 weeks. Registration is required for all classes.

Japanese 101 is our entry level class. Students are not expected to have any prior knowledge of Japanese. The class uses the Japan Times Genki 1 textbook and workbook. Topics covered include:

  • Hiragana
  • Katakana
  • Greetings
  • Shopping
  • Telling time
  • Making plans


  • GENKI I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese (English and Japanese Edition) 2nd edition Edition
    • ISBN-13: 978-4789014403
    • ISBN-10: 4789014401
  • Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Workbook I [Second Edition] (Japanese Edition) (Japanese and English Edition)
    • ISBN-13: 978-4789014410
    • ISBN-10: 478901441X
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