- Code JPNS8004
- Unit Value 3 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Japanese
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This upper-introductory refresher program, continues to work with the textbook, Yookoso: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese (Chapters 4 and 5) and its accompanying workbook, to review the following grammatical and functional points: conjugating adjectives and verbs, giving reasons, the -te form, expressing probability and conjectures, interrogatives, describing abilities, potential forms and relative clauses and, to learn to converse and understand Japanese on the topics of 'weather and climate' and 'hobbies and leisure activities'. Up to 360 kanji studied.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course, the successful learner will:
- further consolidate an understanding of introductory Japanese, focusing on all four skills.
- to develop the linguistic skills needed to progress from upper-introductory Japanese to an intermediate level of understanding
- further consolidate grammatical and communicative understanding of upper-introductory Japanese and begin to develop functional skills at an intermediate level
- learn to understand and participate in a variety of everyday situations in Japanese
- develop language-learning strategies to help take charge of one’s own Japanese language learning
- learn about a variety of socio-cultural information useful to learners of Japanese
- consolidate reading skills: both hiragana and katakana, and up to 360 kanji.
Workbook Pre-Class Preparation Tasks 10%
Take-home Final Exam 40%
Oral Test 15%
Attendance & Participation 10%
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1.5 hours class room teaching per week and 1.5 non-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.
Tohsaku Yasu-Hiko, Yookoso: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese, Third Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005.
Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko, Workbook / Laboratory Manual to accompany Yookoso: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2005
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