Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS1611 - Japanese 1

Winter Main, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Seiko Yasumoto


This beginners' unit introduces basic communication skills in understanding and speaking Japanese. Students will also learn to write the two Japanese syllabaries and approximately 60 kanji characters and to recognise at least 100 kanji characters in context. Relevant socio-cultural information is integrated with the language learning. This unit also includes a weekly culture lecture.


continuous class assessment (i.e. weekly quizzes, speaking, writing, listening tests) (equivalent to 2000wds) (50%), 1x2hr exam (50%)


Genki I, Eri Banno et al
The Japan Times


2x1-hr lectures/week, 2x1-hr tutorials/week


JPNS1111, any HSC Japanese Course

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