• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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(a) Grammar and vocabulary of modern written Japanese
(b) acquisition of further 300 kanji  (c) reading of Japanese texts;  (d) basic composition.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course students should have the skills and knowledge to:
1. Demonstrate mastery of basic vocabulary and grammatical constructions necessary to read non-specialised, real-world Japanese language texts such as newspapers and magazines
2. Read near real-world materials on assigned themes without a dictionary
3. Read general audience, real world texts slowly with the aid of a dictionary
4. Recall, summarise and identify key points of texts read orally and in writing
5. Begin to conduct basic research and read independently in Japanese
6. Express one's opinions, conclusions and research outcomes in formal written Japanese

Indicative Assessment

Midterm - 15%; Final exam - 35%; Kanji Quizzes (22) - 20%; Grammar quizzes (10) - 10%; Essays (3) - 15%; Newspaper assignments (10) - 5%

 

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Workload

Students can expect to spend 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of Three hours of class contact per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed JPNS6113 and JPNS6115. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed JPNS2014.

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

Prescribed Texts

Prescribed reading:
Kamada, O. et al. Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced, Japan Times, 1998
Spahn, M. and Hadamitzky, W., Japanese Character Dictionary, Nichigai Associates, 1989.
Additional photocopied materials will be provided.

Specialisations

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 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1348 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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