Japanese

Japanese Course Enrolment Instructions 2014-2015

For your own registration process, please see the instructions specific to your student category.

RETURNING STUDENTS

Returning students with no background:
Please enroll, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS120Y1 and a tutorial section via ROSI as soon as you are able to. The course is a P* courses with priorities for first-year students and EAS students. First-year students and returning EAS students will be able to register during the priority enrolment period. If you are in those categories, and the course is full when you try to enrol, waitlists open on August 8 at 6 am. Enrolment will open to other students on August 13 at 6 am EDT. If you are unsure if you should take EAS120Y1 or EAS121H1, please use the “self checklist.” A mandatory online EAS120Y Screening Form must be submitted by August 25, 2014 or you will be removed from the course. The form is available by clicking on EAS120Y Screening Form.  No placement test required.

Returning students with the minimum grade in the prerequisite wishing to take EAS220Y1, EAS320Y1, EAS460H1 or EAS461H1:
EAS Majors/Specialists: Please enroll or add yourself onto the waitlist via ROSI as soon as you are able to. Non-EAS majors/specialists should enroll through the department. The Japanese Enrolment Form is available here (click on Japanese Enrolment Form) and is due August 14. Submit your form as soon as possible since enrolments will be processed according to the date/time the form was received online. You will be added to the course or the departmental waitlist for the course by the department between August 15 and 18. Please ensure that there is a space available in your course load for the course. Failure to do so will jeopardize your placement in the course. For students with the prerequisite, no placement test is required.

Returning students who failed to reach the minimum grade in the prerequisite wishing to take EAS220Y1, EAS320Y1, EAS460H1 or EAS461H1:
EAS Majors/Specialists: Please enroll or add yourself onto the waitlist via ROSI as soon as you are able to. You must also register for the September 2 placement test (see below for details). If you do not pass the placement test, you will be removed from the course.
Non-EAS Majors/Specialists: You must register for the September 2 placement test (see below for details). If you pass the placement test, you will be registered for the course, space permitting, or added to the waitlist by the department after the test. You do not need to also submit a Japanese Enrolment Form.

Returning students with background (informal or formal study of Japanese) but without the prerequisite:
EAS Majors/Specialists who attended the April placement test and have been placed in a course: Please enroll or add yourself onto the waitlist via ROSI as soon as you are able to. Non-EAS Majors/Specialists should enroll through the department. The Japanese Enrolment Form is available here (click on Japanese Enrolment Form) and is due August 14.
If you did not attend the April placement test or if you did attend, but were not placed in a course, you must attend the September 2 placement test (see details below). The department will register you for the course after the test if spaces remain. You do not need to also submit a Japanese Enrolment Form. 

INCOMING STUDENTS

Incoming students with no background:
Please enroll, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS120Y1 and a tutorial section via ROSI as soon as your start time begins (July 30). If you are unsure if you should take EAS120Y1 or EAS121H1, please use the “self checklist.” After you have enrolled in the course or added yourself to the waitlist on ROSI (waitlist opens on August 8 at 6 am), you must submit a mandatory online EAS120Y Screening Form by August 25, 2014 or you will be removed from the course. No placement test required. The form is available by clicking on EAS120Y Screening Form and should be completed after enrolling for the course or its waitlist on ROSI. Placements in the course are based on your enrolment on ROSI.

Incoming students with background (informal or formal study of Japanese):
Students with any background at all who might qualify for EAS121H1 (if you are unsure if you should take EAS120Y1 or EAS121H1, please use the “self checklist“) or an upper-year course must take the placement test in September. (Submit the Japanese September Placement Test Form. You do not need to also submit a Japanese Enrolment Form). After the placement test, if you are placed in EAS121H1S, the department will confirm your enrolment on ROSI. If you are not placed in EAS121H1S, you will be removed from the course. If you are placed in an upper-year course (EAS220Y, EAS320Y, or EAS461H), the department will attempt to enrol  you in the appropriate course after the placement test, space permitting, or add you to the departmental waiting list. 

PLACEMENT TEST DETAILS

September Placement Test
To register for the Placement Test, please submit Japanese September Placement Test Form by August 25, 2014. Placements will be based on a time of receipt of the online form.  The Japanese Placement Test will take place on Tuesday, September 2 in Sidney Smith Hall, Room 2117. Map: http://map.utoronto.ca/building/033 . Please arrive by 9:30 am for registration. The test will begin at 10 am and end at noon. Please bring along your TCard (and if you do not have one yet, a government-issued photo ID) and a pencil.

April Placement Test
Returning students with any background who are hoping to take a Japanese language course in 2015-2016 must take the placement test in April 2015. Registration instructions will be posted here closer to the date of the test.

2013-2014 Syllabi (for reference)
EAS120Y1 Modern Standard Japanese I
EAS121H1 Japanese I for Students with Prior Background
EAS220Y1 Modern Standard Japanese II
EAS320Y1 Modern Standard Japanese III
EAS460H1 Modern Standard Japanese IV A
EAS461H1 Modern Standard Japanese IV B (from Fall 2012)

Japanese Language Coordinator
Name: Prof. Jotaro Arimori
Office: RL14147 (14th floor)
Email Address: japanese@utoronto.ca

 

 

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