Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS2671 - Japanese Sociolinguistics

Semester 2, 2013  |  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

5xonline quizzes (equivalent to 200wd) (5%), class participation (5%), 1x1300wd research assignment (35%), 1x1hr 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

Additional Information

As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by JPNS3650. This unit of study will not be offered again.

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