• 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 UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Yuki Itani-Adams
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

(a) Principles of the modern Japanese writing system;
(b) Acquisition of hiragana, katakana and 120 kanji;
(c) Reading of graded Japanese texts

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course students should have the skills and knowledge to:

1. Demonstrate a solid understanding of the nature of the Japanese writing system;
2. Demonstrate the ability to read and write Hiragana scripts;
3. Demonstrate the ability to read and write Katakana scripts;
4. Demonstrate the knowledge of the meanings and practical usages of 120 kanji introduced in this course;
5. Develop the ability to express themselves using the three different writing systems appropriately;
6. Develop the skills to read 300-character passages;
7. Develop the study skills to learn kanji for future Japanese study.  

Indicative Assessment

Practice sheets (5%), Periodic tests (30%), Assignment work (30%), and a final examination (35%), to be confirmed towards the end of semester.

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Workload

Two hours per week
Japanese Program

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must concurrently be enroled in or have previously completed JPNS1012.

Prescribed Texts

Photocopied materials 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. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2803 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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