- Code JPNS8009
- 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-intermediate refresher course aims to continue to update, maintain and improve students’ Japanese language ability. Following on from Japanese Refresher D, this course continues to work on all four skills as it reviews the functions and grammar required to converse and understand Japanese at an intermediate level.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course, the successful learner will:
- Develop the linguistic skills to a more complex upper - intermediate level understanding.
- With a particular focus on their grammatical knowledge and aural skills, students will learn to better understand and participate in a variety of everyday situations in Japanese.
- Develop language-learning strategies to help students’ take charge of their own Japanese language learning.
- Consolidate grammatical and communicative understanding of upper intermediate Japanese and begin to develop functional skills at an intermediate level.
- Learn a variety of socio-cultural information useful to intermediate learners of Japanese.
- Consolidate reading skills and develop familiarity with up to 500 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
Tohsaku Yasu-Hiko, Yookoso: Continuing with Contemporary Japanese, Third Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko, Workbook / Laboratory Manual to accompany Yookoso : Continuing with Contemporary Japanese, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006
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- 3 units
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