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.

JPNS2671 - Japanese Sociolinguistics

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nerida Ruth Jarkey

Description

This unit will explore some important characteristics of the Japanese language from social perspectives. The characteristics to be explored are concerned with the ways in which Japanese people use language systems to express their own social identity and their relationships with others: both the people they are talking to and the people they are talking about. Authentic texts will be provided by selecting from a range of reading materials such as academic essays, novels and newspaper articles.

Assessments

continuous assessment including online learning activities (10%), 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x class test (25%), 1x2hr exam (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612

Prohibitions

JPNS3621, JPNS3622, JPNS3631, JPNS3632, JPNS2301, JPNS2302, JPNS3301, JPNS3302, JPNS3114

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