- Code JPNS6103
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Extensive reading in contemporary Japanese texts on social, religious, historical and cultural themes, and discussion of issues raised. No English traslation involved. Essays in Japanese will be required.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to be able to read texts related to Japanese culture, society, tradition and philosophy as well as Japanese people, their psychology and way of life on their own with dictionaries. Anyone who wants to read about Japanese society and people written by native Japanese should feel confident to read them deeply and comprehensively. All classes are in a seminar format and are entirely conducted in Japanese.
Prerequisites: Year-in-Japan (JPNS3550) or permission of the Program convener.
Two 1,200-ji (characters) summaries of the reading texts in Japanese 20%; one annotated bibliography 10%; two oral presentations based on the reading texts 30%; two half an hour oral interviews with the instructor 30%; self-assessment 10%.
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Students can expect to spend 10 hours per week on this course inclusive of 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.
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