- Code JPNS2014
- 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
(a) further aquisition of approximately 1000 vocabulary & kanji
(b) increased familiarity with essential expressions and grammar
(c) reading comprehension and reading strategies
(d) basic composition
(e) introduction to real-world written Japanese materials ( newspapers, magazines, etc.)
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 mastery of basic vocabulary and grammatical constructions necessary to read non-specialised, real-world Japanese language texts such as newspapers and magazines
2. Read near real-world materials on assigned themes without a dictionary
3. Read general audience, real world texts slowly with the aid of a dictionary
4. Recall, summarise and identify key points of texts read orally and in writing
5. Begin to conduct basic research and read independently in Japanese
6. Express one's opinions, conclusions and research outcomes in formal written Japanese
In-class tests (8):25%; Take-home writing tests (3):25%; Tutorial assignments: 10%; Final Exam: 40%
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Four hours per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Kamada, O. et.al., Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced, Japan Times, 1998
Arai, R. et.al., Authentic Japanese: Progressing form Intermediate to Advanced (workbook), Japan Times,2006
Makino & Tsutsui, A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar, Japan Times,1995
Makino & Tsutsui, A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, Japan Times, 1989
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2250||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|