Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS3621 - Japanese 7

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olivier Ansart


Classes will involve a range of learning styles for further development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes are divided into two components: communication and reading. In communication classes excercises will include discussion, short surveys, role-plays, short reading and translation exercises. Reading will be focused on contemporary journalistic and sometimes literary writing. By the end of this unit of study, students will be able to read approximately 1100 kanji and write 600 kanji.


1x1500wd presentation (25%), kanji and online quizzes (equivalent to 1500wds) (25%), 1x1000wd composition test (17%), 1x2hr exam (33%).


Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced, Osamu Kamada et al
The Japan Times


3x1-hr tutorials/week


JPNS1123 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622



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