- Code JPNS2024
- 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
The course aims to provide a systematic treatment of modern Japanese grammar for intermediate students of the language. Lectures will include regular exercises, with the objective of consolidating and extending students' grammatical knowledge and proficiency. Some theoretical aspects of Japanese grammar in spoken discourse will also be discussed.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course, successful learners will be expected to:
(i) Have good knowledge of the system of the Japanese language.
(ii) Be able to produce and comprehend various types of Japanese sentences/ expressions.
(iii) Be able to discuss basic issues of Japanese grammar; and
(iv) Have good self-study skills for further study of Japanese.
In-class quizzes (40%) written tests (55%) and class performance (5%) for undergraduate students; In-class quizzes (30%) written tests (45%) and essay (25%) for postgraduate students
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Three hours per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Lee, D-Y (2006). ‘Involvement and the Japanese interactive particles ne and yo’, Journal of Pragmatics.
Lee, D-Y., 2002. ‘The function of the zero particle with special reference to spoken Japanese’, Journal of Pragmatics 34(6): 645-682.
Lee, D-Y and A. Yoshida (2002). ‘A study of –nda-kedo in Japanese conversation’, Sekaino Nihongo Kyoiku (Journal of the Language Institute of the Japan Foundation) 12: 223-237.
Tsujimura, N., 1999. The handbook of Japanese linguistics. Blackwell.
Backhouse, A. E., 1993. The Japanese Language: An Introduction. Oxford University Press.
Shibatani, M., 1990. The Language of Japan. Cambridge University Press.
Kuno, S., 1988. The Structure of Japanese Language. MIT Press.
Martin, S. E., 1975. A Reference Grammar of Japanese. Yale University Press.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2873||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|