• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Mark Gibeau
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2014
    See Future Offerings

This intermediate Japanese language course aims to improve students’ command of modern spoken Japanese as well as increase their awareness of the culture in which it is used. The course will bring the students to a level where they are able to engage with real Japanese language media on a daily basis. The themes dealt with in the course will differ from year to year but may include such topics as natural disasters and the environment, youth and ageing, and sport and leisure.

Learning Outcomes

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

The course aims to enable students to:

(i) Improve fluency in communicative skills in Japanese

(ii)Deepen students’ knowledge of the Japanese language by looking at it from within Japan

(iii)Demonstrate a formal understanding of key grammatical features

(iv)Attain a level of linguistic sophistication whereby students are able to give oral presentations on aspects of Japanese culture.

Indicative Assessment

• Weekly tests (outcome ii,iii) 50%
• Individual oral presentations (outcome i,iv)20%
• Group interview project and final presentation (i,iv) 15%
• Final examination (outcome i,ii,iii,iv) 15%

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Workload

The course will be taught over a period of six weeks in Japan. Classes will meet for four hours per day with an additional four hours needed for self-study and cultural activities.

Requisite and Incompatibility

JPNS 2525 Incompatible with JPNS 2012, 6012, 2013, 6013

You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

None. Authentic Japanese language materials and media will be used.

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:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2328
2004 $3852
2005 $4380
2006 $4380
2007 $4572
2008 $4572
2009 $4572
2010 $4716
2011 $4848
2012 $4944
2013 $4944
2014 $4956
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $5148
2004 $5832
2005 $6468
2006 $6480
2007 $6480
2008 $6480
2009 $6480
2010 $6480
2011 $6480
2012 $6480
2013 $6480
2014 $6492
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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1667 01 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 24 Jan 2014 31 Mar 2014 In Person N/A

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