Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS3622 - Japanese 8

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Olivier Ansart


This unit is designed to consolidate and extend skills acquired in JPNS3621. Classes are divided into two components: communication and reading. In communication classes, exercises will include discussion, short surveys, role-plays, reading passages and short translation exercises. Reading classes will be focused on a variety of contemporary writing styles. By the end of this unit of study, students will be able to read approximately 1350 kanji and write 700 kanji.


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


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


3x1-hr tutorials/week


JPNS3621 or JPNS2301



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