The course will examine certain characteristic features of modern Japanese from a general linguistic perspective. A selection of topics will be discussed in conjunction with relevant literature.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On successful completion of this course, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
1. Demonstrate a broad understanding of major linguistic and socio-cultural issues relevant to the Japanese language, and demonstrate an ability to discuss them rigorously.
2. Analyse and discuss chosen specific aspects of Japanese linguistics, in an academic essay.
3. Research and construct a short, correctly referenced bibliography on a chosen topic in Japanese linguistics. Write a critical annotation on one paper from the bibliography.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Indicative Assessment1. In class mid term exam (20%) Learning outcomes 1, 2
2. Final exam (30%) LOs 1, 2
3. Essay 2,500-3000 words (30%) 1, 2, 3
4. Article summary (20%) LO 3
Workload130 hours in total including in class time and independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsCourse materials will be available on Wattle.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units