Due to COVID-19, the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics will not be offering in-person classes this semester.
When registering in our courses, you will be presented with the following options:
- Online courses. All elements of these courses will be offered online without any fixed meeting time. You can do them at the time of your choosing (Asynchronously).
- Remote courses. These courses will be delivered in real time via Zoom or other videoconferencing platform at the times indicated in the York Courses website (Synchronously). Some of these courses will have both real-time and non-real-time components.
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
AP/JP 1000 6.00
ELEMENTARY MODERN STANDARD JAPANESE
Basics of spoken Japanese, with strong emphasis on immediate practical usefulness in everyday situations, the two kana syllabaries, approximately 150 Kanji (Sino-Japanese characters) and elementary ...Read more...
AP/JP 2000 6.00
INTERMEDIATE MODERN STANDARD JAPANESE
Further study of common grammatical forms and structures. Situation and task oriented conversation, strategy-centred reading and structure-based writing are involved with emphasis on complex sentence ...Read more...
AP/JP 2700 6.00
CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Provides an overview of contemporary Japanese culture and society, to help students in understanding Japan and its people in the age of globalization and cross-cultural ...Read more...
AP/JP 3000 6.00
ADVANCED MODERN STANDARD JAPANESE
The course focuses on continuous texts; edited texts on various topics are read, summarized, translated and discussed with emphasis on discourse grammar. All Kanji (Sino-Japanese ...Read more...
AP/JP 3070 6.00
JAPANESE LANGUAGE IN THE MEDIA
This course introduces students to an overview of the use of the Japanese language in Japan's current media. It analyzes how and why specific vocabulary, ...Read more...
AP/JP 3080 3.00
Food and the Japanese Language
This course investigates language use for food and foodways in Japanese, drawing on concepts and methods from theoretical linguistics. The topics covered include the structure ...Read more...
AP/JP 3100 3.00
JAPANESE LINGUISTICS I: THE STRUCTURE OF MODERN JAPANESE LANGUAGE
The course examines the linguistic structure of the modern standard Japanese language. Topics include lexicon, phonology (sound structure), morphology (word structure), and syntax (sentence structure).Prerequisites: ...Read more...
AP/JP 3200 3.00
Japanese Linguistics II: Language change and usage
This course is the continuation of AP/JP 3100 3.00 Japanese Linguistics I: Structure of Modern Japanese Language. Whilst AP/JP 3100 3.00 examines the structure of ...Read more...
AP/JP 3600 3.00
JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE: MANGA AND ANIME
Examines manga and anime, two of the most popular and influential genres of popular Japanese culture not only in Japan, but also in Asia and ...Read more...
AP/JP 3610 3.00
JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE: BEYOND MANGA AND ANIME
This course examines contemporary Japanese popular culture and its influence not only on its Asian neighbours, especially China and Korea, but also on the West. ...Read more...
AP/JP 3620 3.00
JAPANESE RELIGIONS IN CANADA
Although religious identity did not loom strongly in the minds of most Japanese immigrants to Canada in the late nineteenth century, it often became a ...Read more...
AP/JP 3751 3.00
JAPANESE BUSINESS CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Examines characteristics of Japanese corporate culture and aspects of management styles as well as patterns of Japanese communication styles, drawing on concepts from linguistics, communication, ...Read more...
AP/JP 4000 6.00
Post-Advanced Modern Standard Japanese
In this course, students are expected to put their acquired knowledge and competence to use. Interpretation, translation, summarization, discussion, debate and web presentation will enable ...Read more...
AP/JP 4600 3.00
The Japanese Immigration Experience in Canada
This course examines the Japanese immigration experience within the context of Canada's Asian diaspora focusing not only on first generation immigrants, but also on their ...Read more...