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JPNS3631: Japanese 9

This unit aims at the further development of skills beyond the intermediate level of Japanese. The goals of the unit include the development of skills in language analysis; the understanding of unfamiliar texts of a non-specific nature; the ability to summarise, to evaluate texts critically and to appreciate authentic Japanese texts, including literary texts. At the conclusion of the unit, students will be able to write 800 kanji and recognise some 1600 kanji.

Code JPNS3631
Academic unit Japanese Studies
Credit points 6
JPNS2302 or JPNS3622

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

  • LO1. critically engage with and understand authentic Japanese texts including print, online, and audio-visual media
  • LO2. explain and logically discuss ideas, opinions and research findings in spoken and written Japanese with a high level of competence
  • LO3. have a greater understanding of current social and cultural issues in Japan
  • LO4. conduct research by collecting and analysing material in both Japanese and English
  • LO5. develop insight into the concepts of translation and interpreting, and practical working approaches to translating general (non-technical) texts

Unit outlines

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