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Instructors have provided the following information to generally describe what to expect in their classes.


Teaching style
Lecture, grammar, drill, and group & paired activities

Emphasis on students’ effort to complete daily homework and participate in class activities

Homework, participation and attendance
Homework: 20%, collected daily, a few extra credit homework opportunities. 
Participation and attendance: 15%, late arrival or early leave results in fewer participation points.

Tests and quizzes
Tests, quizzes and final exam: 65%
Six chapter tests, 26 or more vocabulary tests, kanji, grammar and oral quizzes
Makeup tests must be taken within three days from the original test date.

Background and other interests
Native speaker of Japanese
21 years of teaching experience at JCCC