Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

Note: the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101).

Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student. Classes commence on 5 January.

JPNS1611 - Japanese 1

Winter Main, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Seiko Yasumoto
Phone: +61 2 9351 4716
Email: syas7808@mail.usyd.edu.au


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.


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


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


HSC: Japanese Beginners
HSC: Japanese Extension
HSC: Japanese Continuers
HSC: Japanese Background Speakers

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