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Tomomi Sato

Lecturer
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Kyoto University
Master of Arts (MA), West Chester University of Pennsylvania
JAPN 1010: First-Year Japanese
Credits: 4
Introduces the basic speech patterns and grammatical units, including casual, daily spoken style, and the polite speech used in formal occasions. Emphasizes speaking, listening, and reading. Writing hiragana, katakana, and 200 kanji are also introduced.
JAPN 1020: First-Year Japanese
Credits: 4
Introduces the basic speech patterns and grammatical units, including casual, daily spoken style, and the polite speech used in formal occasions. Emphasizes speaking, listening, and reading. Writing hiragana, katakana, and 200 kanji are also introduced. Prerequisite: JAPN 1010 or equivalent.
JAPN 2010: Second-Year Japanese
Credits: 4
Continuation of Elementary Japanese introducing more complex sentence patterns, idioms, and vocabulary to prepare students for an intermediate-level communication. Reinforces spoken Japanese skills with writing and reading exercises, and 250 kanji are introduced. Prerequisite: JAPN 1020 or equivalent.
JAPN 2020: Second-Year Japanese
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: JAPN 1020 or equivalent.
JAPN 2100: Cultural Conversation in Japanese
Credits: 3
Designed for students who wish to improve their oral conversation skills beyond the beginning level through online conversation with college students in Japan. Students generate conversations examining their own and their partners' cultural values, perceptions, perspectives, and attitudes. Prerequisite: JAPN 1020
JAPN 3010: Third-Year Japanese I
Credits: 3
Emphasizes comprehension and active reproduction of modern Japanese beyond the basic patterns of speech and writing. Various topics on current Japanese culture and society are introduced. Prerequisite: JAPN 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.
JAPN 3015: Language House Conversation
Credits: 1
For students residing in the Japanese group in Shea House. Prerequisite: instructor permission.
JAPN 3020: Third-Year Japanese II
Credits: 3
Continuation of Third-Year Japanese, emphasizing comprehension and active reproduction of modern Japanese beyond the basic patterns of speech and writing. Continued introduction of topics on current Japanese culture and society. Prerequisite: JAPN 3010 or instructor permission.
JAPN 3025: Language House Conversation
Credits: 1
For students residing in the Japanese group in Shea House. Prerequisite: instructor permission.
JAPN 3559: New Course in Japanese
Credits: 1–4
New course in Japanese.