Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS2660 - Introduction to Japan

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Stavros
Phone: +61 2 9351 4805
Email: matthew.stavros@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit aims to introduce to students of Japanese language core knowledge on Japanese society, history and culture. The unit will be taught in English but will acquaint students with key words and concepts in Japanese. Themes to be covered may include: social structures; contemporary issues and their historical backgrounds; language use in Japanese society; literary and cultural trends; urban culture.

Assessments

1x1500wd group project (26%), 2xquizzes (1250wds each) (2x20%), 1x1000wd essay (17%), role play (equivalent to 1000wds) (17%)

Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

Prerequisites

JPNS1121 or JPNS1612

Prohibitions

JPNS3632
JPNS3622
JPNS2622

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

JPNS2660

     

Lecture

     

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