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JPNS3611: Japanese 5

This unit aims to develop students' speaking, writing and reading skills for the intermediate level of Japanese, so that they are able to use Japanese in a variety of situations. Students will be expected to achieve the following linguistic skills: switch to appropriate speech style in formal and informal situations; express opinions and thoughts; write about 350 kanji and recognise at least 600 kanji. Writing and reading practice will consolidate grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge.

Code JPNS3611
Academic unit Japanese Studies
Credit points 6
JPNS2612 or HSC continuers 70 and above or HSC extension less than 75
HSC Japanese extension more than 70

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Read about 600 kanji and write about 350 kanji
  • LO2. Use available resources (including dictionaries and grammar guides) well enough to understand basic meaning of non-specialized texts without relying on teacher support
  • LO3. Deepen and extend understanding and use of grammatical forms and expressions to intermediate level
  • LO4. Develop strategies for reading and understanding detailed and subtle meanings in non-specialized texts
  • LO5. Express yourself using contextually and culturally appropriate Japanese and understand others in context with an intermediate degree of proficiency
  • LO6. Be an independent learner who takes responsibility for your own learning
  • LO7. Work respectfully and effectively in teams and other collaborative contexts

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.