• 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
    • Dr Carol Hayes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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Spoken Japanese 3 is an intermediate Japanese language course which aims to improve the learner's command of modern spoken Japanese. The focus is on the oral and aural skills needed to understand and participate in general everyday conversations. With the course textbook Tobira : Gateway to Advanced Japanese, we aim to teach you the listening and oral skills needed to understand and participate in general everyday conversations. Drawing on the text and supplementary materials we will work through a series of themes relating to Japan in the 21st Century (Geography, Speech Styles, Technology, Sports, Food, Religion and Pop Culture) to promote your communicative abilities. The course requires five hours of classes per week: one hour seminar, one two hour tutorial and two additional hours of tutorials. 

Learning Outcomes

a)  develop the linguistic skills to move from a basic knowledge of Japanese to a more complex intermediate level understanding, with a particular focus on oral and aural skills, allowing learners to understand and participate in a variety of everyday situations in Japanese.  

b) develop better language-learning strategies

c) consolidate grammatical and communicative understanding of introductory Japanese and begin to develop functional skills at an intermediate level.  

d) learn and reflect on a variety of socio-cultural information useful to intermediate learner of Japanese.

Indicative Assessment

Mid-Semester Exam (Online) 15%
Final Exam (Written + LL) 30%

Digital Story Telling Project 25%

•         Digital Storyboard Draft Submission (10%)

•         Digital Story Narration Recording (5%)

•         Digital Story Final Movie & Storyboard (10%)

Homework

•         Quizzes (Grammar, Expressions & Vocab) (10%)

•         Voiceboard Postings & Narration Recordings (10%)

•         eChat with Japan (Chuo & Aichi Shukutoku Universities) (10%)

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Workload

Five hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed JPNS1013 Spoken Japanese 2 and JPNS1015 Written Japanese B or with permission from the convenor. All first year students entering this course must first complete the Japanese Placement Test.

Prescribed Texts

Main Textbook:

Oka, Mayumi et al. (2009) Tobira - Gateway to Advanced Japanese: Learning through content and multimedia. Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers. ISBN: 978-4-87424-447-0

Grammar Workbook:

Tsutsui, Michio et al. (2012) Tobira - Grammar Power - Exercises for Mastery. Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers. ISBN: 9784874245705 C0081

 

Tobira Website:  http://tobira.9640.jp/xoops/

Tobira Website Login Registration:  http://tobira.9640.jp/xoops/register.php

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
1343 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person

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