• 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, Linguisitics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Yuko Kinoshita
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Other Information

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

1. 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

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Workload

130 hours in total including in class time and independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed LING1001 or LING2001. Incompatible with JPNS6007 Japanese Linguistics.

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be available on Wattle. 

Majors

Minors

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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9515 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person View

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