- Code LING6028
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Linguistics
- Areas of interest Asian Languages, Linguistics
All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely in Semester 2 2020.
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 an understanding of major linguistic and socio-cultural issues relevant to the Japanese language, and demonstrate an ability to discuss them critically and rigorously.
2. Analyse and discuss chosen specific aspects of Japanese linguistics in a clear and logically persuasive writing style.
3. Research and construct a short, correctly referenced bibliography on a chosen topic in Japanese linguistics.
4. Critique a major text important to a particular topic in Japanese linguistics.
5. Conduct original research, applying linguistic knowledge to data gathering and analysis.
Indicative Assessment1. In-class mid term exam (20%) -- Learning outcomes (LOs) 1, 2
2. Final exam (20%) -- LOs 1, 2
3. Japanese Linguistics Research Project (60% in total)
- Essay 2,500-3000 words (40%) -- LOs 1, 2, 3
- Article summary (20%) -- LO 3
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Workload130 hours in total including in class time and independent study.
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