- Code JPNS2009
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is an introduction to the study of the modern Japanese vocabulary: it examines the various ways in which Japanese words are interrelated and will be of practical help to students in their acquisition of Japanese vocabulary. Topics discussed will include: word classes (nouns/verbs/adjectives/adverbs), lexical strata (native words/Sino-Japanese and Western loanwords/mimetic words), word formation (compounds/derived forms), lexical meaning (Japanese-English contrastive semantics/semantic fields), lexical style (colloquial and bookish vocabulary/male and female usage).
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
At the end of the course students should have an extended knowledge of the various topics of Japanese lexicon.
Assignments (50%), Mid-term exam (20%), Final exam (30%), to be confirmed at first lecture.
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Three hours per week
Japanese Program/Japanese Linguistics Program
Requisite and Incompatibility
Miura, A., Japanese Words and their Uses, Tuttle, 1983
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