What makes this course interesting?

  • Learn about contemporary Japanese society and culture by examining Japanese products, practices and perspectives, including regional diversity, values, travel and transportation, holidays and food, and current affairs
  • Use authentic materials, including podcasts, videos, news articles, stories, announcements, and letters to build communication skills

Develop your Japanese language proficiency through the exploration of a variety of interdisciplinary themes that tie closely to Japanese culture.

Use authentic Japanese materials and sources to develop your language skills in multiple modes of communication, including two-way interactions in both writing and speaking, interpretation of audio, audiovisual, and print materials, and oral and written presentation of information and ideas.

AP Japanese Language and Culture Course Description (PDF)

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