Japanese

Japanese Course Enrolment Instructions Summer 2021

EAS120Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese I will be offered in the Summer session. Course delivery information is available on the Arts & Science Summer 2021 Timetable. The course is a P course for which EAS students have priority. Please check the Enrolment Dates to learn when the course will be available to you for enrolment on ACORN. Please note that EAS120Y1 is not eligible for the CR/NCR option.

Mandatory screening process:
All who wish to take EAS120Y1 must take the Level Check for EAS120Y1 and enrol in, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS120Y1 and a tutorial section on ACORN. Students enrolled in the course and the first 15 students on the waitlist must sign up and attend the mandatory interview (Thursday, April 8). The EAS120Y1 Screening Form must be submitted before signing up for the interview. The interview sign-up form will be available on March 8. Failure to submit the mandatory forms and/or to attend the interview will result in removal from the course.
 

Japanese Course Enrolment Instructions 2021-2022

For your own enrolment process, please see the instructions specific to your student category. The below procedures are subject to change.

**EAS120Y1 and EAS121H1 are not eligible for the CR/NCR option.

Incoming Students

You must do the “Level Check for EAS120Y1” prior to enrolment. If the Level Check for EAS120Y1 indicates that you must take the placement test, you must sign up for it. If the Level Check indicates that you may enrol in EAS120Y1 without taking the placement test, please enrol, or add yourself onto the waitlist for EAS120Y1 and a tutorial section via ACORN during the priority enrolment period. You must also submit the EAS120Y1 Screening Form. The form should be submitted shortly after you enrol and by late July (visit this webpage in the spring for the exact date) at the latest. Failure to submit the mandatory form will result in removal from the course.

Students with any background must take the placement test and receive a placement prior to enrolment. See placement test details below. Note that being placed in a course does not guarantee you a spot in the course.

Returning Students

You must do the “Level Check for EAS120Y1” prior to enrolment. If the Level Check for EAS120Y1 indicates that you must take the placement test, you must sign up for it. If the Level Check indicates that you may enrol in EAS120Y1 without taking the placement test, please enroll, or add yourself onto the waitlist for, EAS120Y1 and a tutorial section via ACORN. EAS students may enrol on ACORN during the priority enrolment period. You must also submit the EAS120Y1 Screening Form. The form should be submitted shortly after your enrol, and by late July (visit this webpage in the spring for the exact date) at the latest. Failure to submit the mandatory form will result in removal from the course.

Returning students who wish to enrol in an upper-year Japanese course, must have achieved the minimum grade in the prerequisite in the most recent academic year or attend a placement test and receive a placement prior to enrolment.

Minimum grade in the prerequisite:

EAS220Y: EAS120Y/EAS121H 67%

EAS320Y: EAS220Y/EAS221H 70%

EAS460H/EAS461H: EAS320Y 70%

You may take the placement test in order to try to place into the next level. You are not eligible to take the placement test taking place as you complete the prerequisite course (e.g. if you are taking the summer course, you are not eligible to take the August placement test).

Graduate Students

Graduate students from within and outside the department who need knowledge of Japanese for their research may take a Japanese course with the approval of EAS. To be enrolled, you will need to provide a statement explaining how learning Japanese is relevant to your research as well as an endorsement from your supervisor (please use the following form: PDF iconLanguage Course Add/Drop Request Form for Graduate Students). Please register for the placement test. You will be enrolled in a graduate course code. The course is graded as credit/non-credit (CR/NCR); 70% or above is required for a CR. Auditing is not an option.

Upcoming Placement Tests

Placement test details will be posted in the spring.

2020-2021 Syllabi (For Reference)

  1. EAS120Y1Y/EAS1301Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese I
  2. EAS220Y1/1302Y1 Modern Standard Japanese II
  3. EAS320Y1Y Modern Standard Japanese III
  4. EAS461H1F Modern Standard Japanese IV-b

Japanese Language Program Coordinator

Name: Prof. Ikuko Komuro-Lee
Office: RL14143 (14th floor)
Email Address: japanese@utoronto.ca