• 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
    • Dr Naomi Ogi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
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The course focuses on practical approaches to teaching Japanese as a foreign language, on how to select and present the linguistic and socio-cultural subject matter of Japanese language courses. Topics discussed will include approaches to language teaching, course and task design, materials review, and approaches to applied linguistics research; the course will also include a teaching practice component during the mid-semester break (4 days).

Learning Outcomes

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

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate primary skills, knowledge and theoretical aspects of teaching Japanese as a foreign language, which include issues of Japanese education in Australia, language teaching methodologies and approaches, textbook review, course design, task design, and so forth;
  • Demonstrate first-hand experience of teaching Japanese through the teaching practice component; and
  • Discuss basic issues of the practical aspects of teaching Japanese as a foreign language.


Indicative Assessment

Essay (30%)
Teaching demonstration 1 (10%)
Teaching demonstration 2 (10%)
Teaching practice (50%)

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Workload

Lectures: 4 hours per week (for 7 weeks)
Teaching practice: 12 hours (3 hours per day ×4 days during the mid-semester break)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed JPNS2013 and JPNS2015 or equivalent.

Preliminary Reading

Lee, D-Y (2004). Japanese education in the Australian context. In Robert Cribb (ed.) Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the ASAA. Online journal:
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/ASAA/conference/proceedings/asaa-2004-proceedings.html
Kadota, O. et al (1996). Nihongo Kyoujuhoo (Japanese teaching methodology). Bonjinsha.
Lee, D-Y, M. Yoshikawa & S. Yoshida (1996). Curriculum development for introductory course in spoken Japanese. Sekai no Nihongo (Journal of the Language Institute of the Japan Foundation) 4: 189-203.
Oxford, R. L. (1990). Language learning strategies. Heinle & Heinle Publishers.
Wenden, A. and J. Rubin (1987). Learning strategies in Language learning. Prentice Hall International.

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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7797 21 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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