Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS2621 - Japanese 5

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6


This unit aims to develop students' speaking, writing and reading skills for the intermediate level of Japanese, so that they are able to use Japanese in a variety of situations. Students will be expected to achieve the following linguistic skills: switch to appropriate speech style in formal and informal situations; express opinions and thoughts; write about 350 kanji and recognise at least 600 kanji. Writing and reading practice will consolidate grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge.


continuous assessment, weekly quizzes (equivalent to 200wds) (5%), tests (speaking, writing, listening and reading comprehension tests) (equivalent to 2300wds) (51%), 1x2hr exam (44%)


Intermediate Japanese, Akira Miura et al
The Japan Times


3x1-hr tutorials/week


HSC Japanese Extension or Japanese Continuers 70% or above or JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612



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