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JPNS3621: Japanese 7

2024 unit information

This unit of study involves a range of learning activities for further development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes are divided into three components: reading, grammar, and communication. Reading will focus on various types of contemporary authentic non-fiction texts including newspaper articles, whereas grammar classes pick up on grammatical structures appearing in the readings. In communication students will practice expressing their opinions on various Japanese social issues through group discussions. The topics will be based on the readings as well as other resources. By the end of this unit of study, students will be able to read approximately 1100 kanji.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Japanese Studies

Code JPNS3621
Academic unit Japanese Studies
Credit points 6
JPNS1123 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622 or HSC continuers 90 and above or HSC extension 70 and above or JPNS3612
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate an intermediate Japanese active and passive language competence in key learning areas
  • LO2. Discuss topics pertaining to Japanese social and cultural life with the display of a wide range of grammatical structures and expressions
  • LO3. Demonstrate an understanding of various levels of spoken language and their function
  • LO4. Appreciate the functions and textual structures in authentic texts
  • LO5. Display an increased capacity to read characters (approximately 1100 kanji)
  • LO6. Demonstrate an intercultural competence to interact in a Japanese daily context
  • LO7. Demonstrate a high level of ability to critically analyse different Japanese sociocultural contexts

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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