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Boston University: Japanese (Domestic)

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Location: 
Boston University
Language: 
Japanese
School: 
Boston University
Dates of Program: 
May 23, 2017
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August 11, 2017

 

 

Program Type: 
Summer Domestic
Program Level: 
Year 2
Classroom/Study Hours: 
Year 2
Credits offered8
Number of Classroom Hours per week20
Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week20
Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week6
Number of Hours of Other Activities per week4
Textbook: 

Genki II: Intergrated Course Elementary Japanese w/cd Kinokuniya, 2nd Edition Genki II: Workbook w/cd Kinokuniya, 2nd Edition

Program Details: 

This course is an eight-credit, twelve-week program in Japanese for students who have completed at least two college semesters of Japanese. The focus will be on elaboration and refinement of fundamental skills learned in first and second semester with an introduction to reading and writing. The class will meet Monday - Thursday for 2.5 hours each day. During the program students will meet individually with a langauge buddy at least 3 hours/week and will participate in a Friday morning group cultural enrichment activitiy.

All Project GO programs provide funding for:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Room and Board
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Books
  • Insurance
  • Visa

The following costs will not be included in Project GO Funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.

Please Note: Project GO participants planning to travel abroad MUST have a valid U.S. passport in their possession no later than 90 days before anticipated travel date. Many destinations require student visas, which take additional processing time. For further information, visit our FAQs.

Additional Details: 

Students will be housed in dormitories and will be provided a dining hall meal plan and a stipend to eat on-campus at several dining locations.

A weekly cultural activity will introduce students to Japanese cooking, film and music.

Application Deadline: 
January 17, 2017
Separate application?: 
No, a separate application is not needed.
How to Apply: 

1. ROTC students interested in participating in and receiving funding for this program must first submit a Project GO Common Application, fall transcript, Commander's Letter of Recommendation, Academic Letter of Recomendation from a current instructor any subject, except English and Military Science.

2. BU course registration instructions will be provided in the scholarship notification letter.

For any further questions, please contact the Project GO-BU administrator at prjctgo@bu.edu

Thank you very much.