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JPNS3631: Japanese 9

2024 unit information

This unit will further develop skills beyond the intermediate level of Japanese, and advance students' cultural literacy. Students will integrate speaking, reading and writing by engaging with contemporary issues in Japan. They will work on improving fluency in speaking and reading, mastering advanced grammar patterns, developing research skills, and gaining the ability to engage in discussions on topics such as politics, social issues, and daily life in Japan.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Japanese Studies

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

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. develop a greater understanding of current social and cultural issues in Japan
  • LO4. design and produce 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 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

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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