Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

[[b|Note:]] the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611 is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101). Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student.

JPNS2670 - Love and Death in Japanese Novels

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Yasuko Claremont
Phone: +61 2 9351 4500
Email: yasuko.claremont@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study aims at improving students' language skills by reading modern Japanese literature, which is expressed at a different level from daily use. The comprehension of Japanese literary texts enables students to gain an insight into the writers' themes and expressions and is relevant to contemporary life. When necessary, English translations will be used in conjunction with authentic Japanese material. Students are expected to develop a critical appreciation of Japanese literature.

Assessments

1x2hr final exam (33%), 1x1hr mid-semester exam (17%), 1x1000wd presentation (17%), 1x1500wd essay (25%), continuous assessment (equivalent to 500wds) (8%)

Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

Prerequisites

JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612

Prohibitions

JPNS3116
JPNS2301
JPNS3621
JPNS3631
JPNS3301

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

JPNS2670

Seminar 1

           

 

Seminar 2

           
1 This class runs from Week 2 to Week 3
2 This class runs from Week 4 to Week 13

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