Students will speak and act in Japanese in linguistically, socially, and culturally appropriate ways on a broad variety of topics in a wide range of settings. Students are expected to score at or above Intermediate High on the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview.
Reading and writing proficiency
Students will read Japanese texts and interpret media in a variety of contexts with accuracy. Students are expected to score at least 80% on the BYU Reading Proficiency Test.
Cultural and linguistic proficiency
Students will analyze and discuss, at an advanced level, both in English and in Japanese, salient features of Japanese culture, including aspects of language, literature, thought, religion, aesthetics, art, and music.