• 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 is a high-level advanced language course ( higher than the Advanced Japanese Language courses).

The course will focus on reading texts in Japanese about Science and Technology .

The course serves three purposes. First, it serves as an intermediate stage betweeen the advanced group and the independent research stage. Second, it allows students substantive investigation into the discipline and issues of scientific, technical and technological documents in Japanese.

Third, it improves the students' ability to read Japanese texts on Science and Technology.

 

Learning Outcomes

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

By the conclusion of this course, students should be familiar with the appropriate Japanese language tools necessary for science and technology reading and for writing research essays in Japanese.

The number of students taking this course is normally less than ten, so individual guidance from the lecturer for each student is assured.

Indicative Assessment

Four comprehension assignments per semester (40%, i.e., 10% each)

Project presentation (20%)

Final Take-home exam: Summary in Japanese, comprehension and translation into English (30%)

and self-assessment (10%).     

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Workload

Three contact hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be prepared by the lecturer and will be available as handouts or as an e-Brick

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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