• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Duck-Young Lee
  • Mode of delivery Blended
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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Syllabus: The course is designed to provide a wide range of knowledge and skills which are necessary to develop the Japanese communication skills at the beginner's level, and to establish a basis of further study of the language.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the semester, the successful learner of the course will be expected:

(i) To have good basic knowledge of the system of the Japanese language;

(ii) To be able to produce and comprehend various types of simple sentences/ expressions;

(iii) To be able to communicate in Japanese in situations involving the day-to-day life and some limited topics;

(iv) To obtain basic knowledge of Japanese culture and people; and

(v)  To have good self-study skills of the Japanese language.

Other Information

All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level. 

 

The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.


As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.

Indicative Assessment

Oral tests (40%)
In-class tests (10%)
Online assignments (15%)
Class performance (5%)
Final exam (Listening and Grammar) (30%)

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Workload

Five hours per week

Prescribed Texts

The textbook is Nihongo ga Ippai. Refer to the course Wattle site for information on obtaining the textbook.

Other photocopied worksheets will be provided. 

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
1341 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

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