- Code JPNS1012
- 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 UGRD
- AsPr Duck-Young Lee
- Mode of delivery Blended
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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Syllabus: The course is designed to provide a wide range of knowledge and skills which are necessary to develop the Japanese communication skills at the beginner’s level, and to establish a basis of further study of the language.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the semester, the successful learner of the course will be expected:
(i) To have good basic knowledge of the system of the Japanese language;
(ii) To be able to produce and comprehend various types of simple sentences/ expressions;
(iii) To be able to communicate in Japanese in situations involving the day-to-day life and some limited topics;
(iv) To obtain basic knowledge of Japanese culture and people; and
(v) To have good self-study skills of the Japanese language.
All students with previous 'language experience or exposure' are required to take a language placement test to determine their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language course at the most appropriate level.
The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.
As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.
Oral tests (40%)
In-class tests (10%)
Online assignments (15%)
Class performance (5%)
Final exam (Listening and Grammar) (30%)
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Five hours per week
The textbook is Nihongo ga Ippai. Refer to the course Wattle site for information on obtaining the textbook.
Other photocopied worksheets will be provided.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2296||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|