• 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
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shunichi Ikeda
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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(a) principles of the modern Japanese writing system
(b) acquisition of hiragana, katakana and 120 kanji
(c) reading of graded Japanese texts.

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 a solid understanding of the nature of the Japanese writing system;
2. Demonstrate the ability to read and write Hiragana scripts;
3. Demonstrate the ability to read and write Katakana scripts;
4. Demonstrate the knowledge of the meanings and practical usages of 120 kanji introduced in this course;
5. Develop the ability to express themselves using the three different writing systems appropriately;
6. Develop the skills to read 300-character passages;
7. Develop the study skills to learn kanji for future Japanese study.

Indicative Assessment

Practice sheets (5%), Periodic tests (30%), Assignment work (30%), and a final examination (35%), to be confirmed towards the end of semester.

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Workload

Two hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed JPN1014

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
2016 $3054
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
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
2306 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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